Rep. Lamar sponsoring legislation to end Forrest Day in Tennessee

By , Daily Memphian Updated: January 17, 2020 11:43 AM CT | Published: January 17, 2020 11:40 AM CT

State Rep. London Lamar is sponsoring legislation to end the annual observance of Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, noting she wants to stop recognizing a "very dark history in Tennessee."

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Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.


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