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Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced Friday that he is joining a coalition of more than 200 mayors nationwide who are committed to combatting hate, bigotry, and extremism.

Members of UT Health Sciences Community Want Nathan Bedford Forrest Statue Gone

Nearly 100 students and faculty members from University of Tennessee Health Sciences participated in a walkout on Friday around noon to promote the removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue in the Health Sciences Park that sits adjacent to the campus and that the school manages.

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Remember The Time Andy Holt Said Nathan Bedford Forrest Was a Civil Rights Leader?

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Hey kids, sometimes current events make old news relevant again.

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1960s: Threat of nuclear war, civil rights protest marches, bloody clashes in the streets, riots.

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Defining and Defending the First Amendment

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Remember The Time Andy Holt Said Nathan Bedford Forrest Was a Civil Rights Leader?

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Mayor Strickland Joins Coalition of Mayors Vowing to End Bigotry, Extremism in Their Cities

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