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Re: Bridging the Gap (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 01-17-2002
Posted: 03-25-2017

posted by: Danna Stallings
hmm love...
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Re: Silky Sullivan Passes Away (News: News Blog)
Issue: 05-30-2013
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by:
Watching the NCAA game on TV in Memphis and just saw Silky's place on Beale Street. I've been in Atlanta for 21 years, so I've been out of touch for...
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Re: Pence Cancels Memphis Visit (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-23-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: datGuy
Hopefully he can find time to cancel his Vice Presidency...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: ern
Lunelle Siegel McCallister, are you calling Michael Hutson a liar? "Nathan Bedford Forrest disbanded the KKK and stepped down as Grand Wizard in 1870.He became a Republican after the War...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Long Duck Dong
@datGuy, Arguing that the "will of the people in Memphis" has any basis in healthy reality, any fiscal or legal appropriateness, any historical relevancy, or any proven societal embetterment is...
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Re: Pence Cancels Memphis Visit (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-23-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Memphomania
Plus he has a couple funerals to attend this weekend for the "Don'tCare" bill and the Congressional Republican Caucus....
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Lunelle Siegel McCallister
#fakenews. Forrest not KKK Founder... US congressional investigation said so. Stop the hate....
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: datGuy
@dong Literacy tests were one of many Jim Crow laws passed by racists to discriminate. The Civil War was always about slavery as acknowledged by the states when they 1st...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: ern
John Spain, are you calling Michael Hutson a liar? If we can't get our stories straight, real historians will run amok, and then where will we be?! Long Duck Dong,...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Long Duck Dong
dat Guy: Not renaming parks ==> about not wasting time and tax dollars. > Well, yes. Literacy tests ==> about ensuring an educated electorate.> Might one assume you're in favor...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: nobody
Debigail - it's not just "blacks" that want the statue moved. I'm a "white" and I feel it has no place in a City Park....
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Re: 'Modern' Retail Center Coming to Midtown (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Chris in Midtown
Lemme guess -- a nail shop, an auto parts store, and a bank....oh, and the obligatory dry cleaners. Yay. Kidding. I hope they have some good stores....
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Re: Alexander to TVA: Don't Buy Wind Power (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-23-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: Scott Banbury
When the price of fossil fuels (including natural gas) skyrockets in coming years, we'll wish TVA had locked in long term fixed rates on wind power that is currently being...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: John Spain
Michael Hutson, it was the Independent Order of Pollbearers. Preach on, sir....
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Re: Down by the Riverside (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 03-23-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: BigTime21
"Our position has always been that we have incredibly great bones for our riverfront," McLean said. "It doesn't have to cost a lot of money. It doesn't have to have...
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Re: Down by the Riverside (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 03-23-2017
Posted: 03-24-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
@ nobody As a dude who biked from East Memphis where I work to downtown to go see the Rev. Horton Heat/ Unknown Hinson ft. Jason D. Williams at the...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: ern
Michael Hutson, Are you calling Greg Pearson a liar? I have here, in my lap, an actual hard bound book, that says Gen Forrest had arms like oak trees, a...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: Michael Hutson
Nathan Bedford Forrest disbanded the KKK and stepped down as Grand Wizard in 1870.He became a Republican after the War and became such a friend to the black folks that...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: datGuy
Not renaming parks ==> about not wasting time and tax dollars Literacy tests ==> about ensuring an educated electorate Civil War ==> about states rights yeah right...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: Long Duck Dong
Great use of time, energy & $ you genius Memphians. Park renamings, silly oil paintings, commercial bridge closings, some useless memorial to a grocery store lynching 100 years ago, etc....
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: Mia S Kite
debigail, I think the citizens of Memphis should be able to decide how their money is spent. Democracy. If you are a Memphian and disagree with the majority, more power...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: debigail
The blacks want all of the terrible things we did as slave holders back in the day to be public. I don't have a problem with that. It's history!! Now,...
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: datGuy
Naming a building or park named after someone is a way of honoring them, highlighting their accomplishments and inspiring others to be like them. Our parks should reflect that. Naming...
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Re: RIP Robert Raiford (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: LoveBC
Now who will drive those pimped out caddies around town? We lost a real classic....
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Re: Fight Over Forrest Statue Isn't Over (News: News Blog)
Issue: 03-16-2017
Posted: 03-23-2017

posted by: LoveBC
Grove Reb, well thought out and written post. But I believe our so-called leadership is more interested in steering fat legal fees to well connected lawyers and playing to their...
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