As America continues to reckon with its past whether a certain sub-section of America likes that or not even more confederate statues are coming down. According to officials in Tennessee, the bust of slave-trader and racist asshole.
“I’m pleased that those people on the commission had enough courage to respect the voice of the Tennesseans,” said Sen. Brenda Gilmore, a Democrat. “Certainly Nathan Bedford Forrest does not represent the values of Tennessee.”
The bust is being moved to the state Museum where it will be given full historical context though many are wondering to what extent.