Nathan Bedford Forrest

“I think this is symbolic of where we are heading as a country,” said the leader the organization that owns the park holding Nathan Bedford Forrest's remains.
"We need to retroactively change the status of people who perpetuated hideous patterns of racism from ‘heroes’ to ‘villains,'" tweeted Swift.
The bust of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest was likened to a monument to Adolf Hitler. Supporters said removing it would erase history.
The Republican politician suggested honoring Dolly Parton or the enslaved people who built the state Capitol instead.
“Don’t pretend to be shocked," the Nobel Prize-winning economist wrote in a column for The New York Times.
Last week, Bill Lee said he hadn’t “looked at changing" a law to declare an annual Nathan Bedford Forrest Day. Now he says he's considering action.
Nathan Bedford Forrest Day recognizes a man known as a Confederate general, slave trader and white supremacist leader.
The day of observation calls on Tennesseans to honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, a slave-owning war criminal and Klan grand wizard.
David J. Thomas Sr. took down the portrait after the Post learned that his colleagues launched a petition for its removal.
But relocation to spaces that don't explain what the Civil War was about defeats the purpose of removing the statues, says a Southern Poverty Law Center official.