FILE - In this Friday, May 10, 2005 file photo, a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest stands in Nathan Bedford Forrest Park in Memphis, Tenn. Nearly 150 years after the Civil War ended, Forrest continues to spark new political battles and racial discord in Memphis. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, the Memphis City Council voted to rename the park in the heart of Memphis, where Forrest himself is buried. The council also renamed two other parks that honored Confederate Civil War heritage. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Lance Murphey, File)

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FILE - In this Friday, May 10, 2005 file photo, a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest stands in Nathan Bedford Forrest Park in Memphis, Tenn. Nearly 150 years after the Civil War ended, Forrest continues to spark new political battles and racial discord in Memphis. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, the Memphis City Council voted to rename the park in the heart of Memphis, where Forrest himself is buried. The council also renamed two other parks that honored Confederate Civil War heritage. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Lance Murphey, File)
FILE - In this Friday, May 10, 2005 file photo, a statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest stands in Nathan Bedford Forrest Park in Memphis, Tenn. Nearly 150 years after the Civil War ended, Forrest continues to spark new political battles and racial discord in Memphis. On Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, the Memphis City Council voted to rename the park in the heart of Memphis, where Forrest himself is buried. The council also renamed two other parks that honored Confederate Civil War heritage. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Lance Murphey, File)
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