Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Council Could Vote on Forrest Statue Removal

Memphis City Council chairman Myron Lowery will ask for a vote next week to remove the statue and gravesite of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park.

Lowery said he has directed city council attorney Allan Wade to draft an ordinance that would remove the statue and the remains of Forrest and his wife. Lowery said he expects the proposal to be heard in committee on Tuesday, July 7.…

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