The whole truth and nothing but

Since we are determined to finally start “telling the truth” about our racist past here in the South — as though it were heretofore some great secret — let’s be sure to include the fact that Nathan Bedford Forrest was a Democrat in our updated historical markers.


Telling truth about racist past, present

By: David Waters

Description: Local ministers, historians push to revise signs that ‘whitewash’ Confederate past, add markers for black victims.

(Sent from The Commercial Appeal)

Link to this article:

http://www.commercialappeal.com/columnists/david-waters/truth-can-put-past-to-rest-present-in-perspective-25c4e083-1845-2de9-e053-0100007f7ddd-359077111.html

[category History, Racial Issues]

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