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Governor proclaims Friday as Juneteenth, but still indecisive on Forrest bust

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 18, 2020 5:40 PM CT | Published: June 18, 2020 5:32 PM CT

Gov. Bill Lee is proclaiming Friday, June 19, as Juneteenth in Tennessee, but he stops short of demanding removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from the State Capitol.

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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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