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:

[category History, Racial Issues]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s