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Florida high school finally drops name honoring KKK founder Nathan Bedford Forrest

School board members were met with a standing ovation Monday night when they finally voted to remove the name of a Confederate general from a Jacksonville, Florida, high school. The Duval County School Board voted unanimously to change the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High School, which was chosen in…

KKK group begs Florida officials to keep school named for Nathan Bedford Forrest

A Ku Klux Klan chapter is fighting a grassroots effort to change the name of a Florida high school that honors the Confederate general who helped found the notoriously racist organization. The father of one student at Nathan Bedford Forrest High School in Jacksonville started a petition that’s gathered more…