Photos from the Forrest High Decision

David and Tim Pickering, both Forrest High alumni, watch in dismay as the Duval County School Board unanimously votes to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest High School.
"I really respect Forrest as a commander," says Jim Schillinglaw. "He was fearless."
Omotoya Richmond, who launched the original change.org petition to rename Nathan Bedford Forrest High School, helps a neighborhood girl learn to ride a bicycle.
Omotoya Richmond
Omotoya Richmond, a registered Republican, works on his car.
Jim Schillinglaw, a self-described professional historian, in front of his Chaffee Road home.
David Nelson and Jim Schillinglaw discuss history at Nelson's Civil War memorabilia store.
David Nelson appraises a musket for a prospective seller.
David Nelson reads from a book called "The Condition of Affairs," an authentic 1872 edition that purportedly proves Nathan Forrest was not in the Ku Klux Klan.
Activist and former social worker Wells Todd was an outspoken proponent of the renaming.
Jim Schillinglaw at the Museum of Southern History
Robert Montgomerie of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition
Robert Montgomerie of the Jacksonville Progressive Coalition
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More photographs from the decision to change the name of Nathan Bedford Forrest High School.

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