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2015/07/04 21:38
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COLUMBIA - The Confederate flag is not the only racially divisive symbol that lawmakers have discussed removing from the State House grounds after nine African-Americans were shot and killed at a...
2015/07/04 21:38
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2015/07/03 00:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn.– The City of Memphis wants to get rid of the statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest at the park that was once named after him. Forrest was a General in the Confederate army and was the first...
2015/07/02 09:51
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As this week's second-quarter deadline for financial disclosures approached, it was a near certainty that Mayor A C Wharton and City Councilman Jim Strickland would lead the rest of the field in funds...
2015/07/02 06:17
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Death Notices, July 2, 2015 ■ Franklin Abel Mestas, 69, Palisade, died June 28, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital. Arrangements are pending. He is survived by two sons, Michael and Mitchel; a daughter...
2015/07/02 01:47
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The City of Memphis is taking steps to take down the statue honoring a confederate general. Mayor A.C. Wharton and some city council members have called for the statue's removal. Now, city attorneys...
2015/07/01 20:56
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For the first time, a Memphis mayor is proposing to move the Forrest statue and disinter the bodies of the Confederate general, slave trader and Ku Klux Klan grand wizard and his wife. They are both...
2015/07/01 16:43
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Kathleen “Kathy” (Noland) Jones, 80, Blue Springs, passed Monday, June 29, 2015, at her home.Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at the First United Methodist Church, 301 SW...
2015/06/30 23:52
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Last week, amid a renewed national movement to re-examine Confederate displays, Memphis Mayor A C Wharton called for the monument of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest and the remains of...
2015/06/30 18:11
2015/06/30 18:11
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Photo by Kathleen Henderson Tom Henderson with three bowls of cherries harvested from the east side of Detroit. Last Saturday was the worst summer weather I can remember. Not in the sense of...
2015/06/29 19:56
2015/06/29 19:56
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When African American college students across the Carolinas set out to integrate lunch counters at five and dime stores, violence was the norm. It was also the norm at places like the Greensboro...
2015/06/29 05:55
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That's comforting to south Berkeley resident James Reed - who doesn't endorse the recent killings inside a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, or the racial hatred that reportedly...
2015/06/26 00:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “Which African American would say I’d like to have a picnic in the shadow of Nathan Bedford Forrest?” asked Mayor A C Wharton. Wharton said it’s time for the general to come down or...
2015/06/25 17:56
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... News File/Lance Murphey) And Wharton told the Associated Press he would like to see Forrest and his wife, who are buried beneath the statue’s base, reinterred to Elmwood Cemetery where they...
2015/06/25 15:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Mayor A C Wharton says he thinks a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest should be removed from a city park. In an emailed statement to The Associated Press late...
2015/06/25 03:02
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Confederate flags are becoming scarce on store shelves as manufacturers join other major retailers to stop producing the controversial southern symbol following the Charleston church massacre. Ernie...
2015/06/24 22:00
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — “You can’t deny history but there’s no point of glorifying that history of hate, of bigotry, of the Klu Klux Klan that use the flag as their standard bearer,” said Memphis City...
2015/06/24 16:43
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Jo Anne Bauswell, 81, Linneus, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Boone Hospital, Columbia.Graveside services will be Saturday, June 27, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery, Linneus, with Rev. Sue...
2015/06/24 00:22
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Confederate flag quietly flies atop NC Capitol two days a year | News & Observer News & Observer June 23, 2015 Confederate flag quietly flies atop NC Capitol two days a year While the Confederate...
2015/06/23 22:20
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NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he favors removing the bust of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest from the Tennessee Capitol and the Confederate flag from specialty license...
2015/06/21 01:21
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Personal path to a massacre: Dylan Roof's visits to slave plantations and Confederate landmarks show how he developed from a racist into a 'mass murderer' The 21-year old posted a number of...
2015/07/04 21:38
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