Legislation that would prevent the renaming or moving of war-related monuments in Tennessee passed the state House last night. The bill comes as city officials in Memphis have renamed three Confederate-themed parks.Read more ›
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Listen Now: Nashville’s Fort Negley was built for war, and construction began 150 years ago this month. Union officers considered the stone fortress a show of strength and military might. Instead, the fort’s enduring story belongs to the black laborers, both slave and free, who were forced to build it.Read more ›
The Confederate flags are flying again at the head-turning statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest on Interstate 65. While prominently displayed south of Nashville, this mysterious monument doesn’t make the state’s list of must-see attractions for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.Read more ›