The Tennessee Historical Commission will hold a second and final hearing on the fate of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest at the state capitol, which could lead to its eventual removal.
Commissioners on the Metro Board of Parks and Recreation voted unanimously Tuesday to start the process of removing a Confederate monument from Centennial Park.
Pulaski, Tennessee is mostly known as the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan. But on Saturday, hundreds took to the streets of the small town to ask for what the Klan has fought against — racial justice and equity in the country.
A new Civil War monument planned for the square in downtown Franklin has reached full funding after a $50,000 donation from the Heller Family Foundation.
The bronze statue will honor the U.S. Colored Troops who fought for the freedom of Black people during the Civil War. It will stand across from a 37-foot-tall Confederate soldier monument, which was erected in 1899.
Metro Parks has deferred a decision on whether to move the Confederate Private Monument from its place near the Parthenon to another section of Centennial Park. The delay is meant to give the Parks Board time to consider a second option — simply adding interpretivesignage that could save the city the hassle of a state […]
Metro Parks is in the early stages of exploring the process of moving a Confederate monument to another section of Centennial Park. The board is scheduled discuss the issue at its Aug. 6 meeting.
Police in Nashville are reviewing surveillance footage to unravel who was behind the vandalism of a Civil War memorial in Centennial Park. The Confederate Private Monument has stood in Centennial Park since 1909. Over the weekend, the phrase “They Were Racists” was painted on the statue and red paint was splattered on the side.
Listen / The City of Memphis got a big boost this week when the state comptroller determined officials did not violate Tennessee law by removing monuments to Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and President Jefferson Davis. But Republicans in the state legislature say they’re hoping to keep other cities from getting the same idea.