Confederate Statues in Memphis Removed After City Votes to Sell Parks

A statue of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest is removed from a park in Memphis, after a unanimous vote by the City Council to calling for the removal of Confederate monuments in the city. Brandon Dill for The New York Times

Crews removed two Confederate statues from two Memphis parks late Wednesday after the city sold them to a private entity. 

The City Council voted unanimously earlier in the day to sell both Health Sciences and Fourth Bluff Parks where the Confederate statues were located.

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