Barbour asked to denounce attempts to honor KKK leader
February 14th, 2011
01:31 PM ET
4 years ago

Barbour asked to denounce attempts to honor KKK leader

(CNN) - The Mississippi NAACP has called on Gov. Haley Barbour to publicly denounce an attempt by a Confederacy group to honor a Ku Klux Klan leader, the organization said Monday.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans has launched the campaign to recognize Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest on a specialty license plate.

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