Tennessee Supreme Court says no appeal of Confederate monuments removal

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 16, 2019 4:56 PM CT | Published: October 16, 2019 4:00 PM CT

Without comment in a one-sentence court order, the Tennessee Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that it will not hear an appeal of the removal of Confederate monuments from two city parks in 2017. The city says the decision sets the stage for the sale of the monuments. The leader of Memphis Greenspace says permanent changes to Memphis Park are poised to begin.

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