Nazis march in Nashville, where the KKK was founded

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Nazis marched down the sidewalks in Nashville, Tennessee, in the same state where the Ku Klux Klan was founded in 1865 by Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general.  In the popular film, “Forrest Gump,†actor Tom Hanks played Forrest Gump, a distant relative of Nathan Bedford Forrest. His mother, played by actress Sally Field, gave…

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America’s top Black think tank has a new leader

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America’s top Black think tank has selected Dedrick Asante-Muhammad as president of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, succeeding Spencer Overton, who served as president for 10 years before stepping down on June 14, 2023.  Jessica Fulton, vice president of policy, was named interim president on June 14. She will remain in this…

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