Commission Blocks Plan to Move Statue of KKK Leader From Downtown Memphis — TIME

(GATLINBURG, Tenn.) — The Tennessee Historical Commission is blocking a plan by Memphis city leaders to move a statue honoring a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader out of the downtown area. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the commission denied an application to waive criteria for the statue’s removal under the Tennessee Heritage…

via Commission Blocks Plan to Move Statue of KKK Leader From Downtown Memphis — TIME

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