There’s going to be a new debate next year about the future of the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the Tennessee Capitol. The announcement came on Wednesday afternoon after pleas from activists — and some Republican lawmakers.
Listen / Members of Tennessee House of Representatives’ Black Caucus said Friday they have not agreed to work with Speaker Glen Casada on diversity training. That’s despite a claim by Rep. Casada earlier this week, which was part of a response to the release of racist and sexist text messages between him and a top […]
Listen / Last week the conflict over Confederate monuments came back to a boil at the Tennessee State Capitol. Protestors demanding removal of a bust honoring Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest clashed in the halls with Republican leadership.
Listen / A biblical concept is the inspiration behind a rule change in the Tennessee House of Representatives. The new policy, proposed by state Rep. Mathew Hill, R-Jonesborough, requires lawmakers to get a second signature when filing an ethical complaint.