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Wed December 18, 2013
Fla. School To Change Name Tied To Ku Klux Klan Leader
Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 8:02 am
A school board in Jacksonville, Fla., has decided that one of its schools should no longer be named after Ku Klux Klan grand wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest. He was also a general in the Civil War. Nathan Bedford Forrest High School received its name in the 1950s, and for decades the decision has been debated.