Councilman Lowery Proposes Renaming Forrest Park
Memphis City Councilman Myron Lowery wants to rename Forrest Park. Nathan Forrest, a Confederate general, is buried at the park, and many in Memphis say the name should be changed because Forrest was a founder of the Ku Klux Klan. Lowery's idea is to name the park after Forrest and famous civil rights journalist Ida B. Wells.
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