Update

Juneteenth moving to park where Forrest statue once stood

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2021 1:11 PM CT | Published: April 30, 2021 11:03 AM CT

The annual Juneteenth celebration is moving from Robert R. Church Park to Health Sciences Park, held on the grounds where Nathan Bedford Forrest’s statue once stood.

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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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