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Maybe renaming Forrest Park was not such a good idea.

There was a Ku Klux Klan rally in Overton Park during the mid-1960s — I can't remember the specific date — where they did the night-time cross burning and the whole deal. It was quite the white-robed spectacle, and my teenage friends and I attended…

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