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)
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