Lamar demands end to Forrest Day, compares him to Hitler

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 11, 2020 4:20 PM CT

State Rep. London Lamar compared Nathan Bedford Forrest to Hitler and urged lawmakers Tuesday to put an end to Tennessee’s annual daylong observance for the Confederate general.


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Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

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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