Democracy 101

One day before history was made with the election of a black man as President of the United States of America…

nathanbedfordforrest.JPGNathan Bedford Forrest is thought to have been a founder of the KKK. He is suspected to have ordered a massacre of black soldiers during a civil war battle. The majority of the students at Nathan Bedford Forrest High School are black.

Media attention might be enough to have the board reconsider. I think a more effective form of action would be for a few more black individuals to get themselves elected to the board. There are plenty of really good dead people to name stuff after. I happened to be walking along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue last weekend, in Tunis.

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