Standing Still in History: Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial

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  • Monuments of Racist Figures Remain Controversial
  • A Statue at the Georgia Capitol Is Removed
  • A Jacksonville School Changes Names
  • Calls to Remove a Statue of a Georgia Senator
  • Loud Protests Over Silent Sam
  • New Park Names in Memphis
  • A Statue of Confederate General Offends Many in D.C.
  • Black Officials Want Statue Removed of Longtime Senator
  • A Protest Over Confederate Figures Inspired by Trayvon

A Jacksonville School Changes Names

The school board in Jacksonville, Florida, voted recently to rename the Nathan B. Forrest School after protests from parents, students and community groups. Forrest served as the first Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.

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