Full council votes to remove Forrest statue - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Full council votes to remove Forrest statue

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Memphis City Council voted in favor of removing the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue from Downtown Memphis.

The vote was the final step available to local leaders, but it does not mean movers will be headed to Health Sciences Park immediately.

The Tennessee Historical Commission must still approve the removal before it happens. There's no word on when or if that group will issue a decision in the debate.

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