Campbell Haynes

Campbell Haynes

Campbell Haynes is a Nashville native. A Schwarzman Scholar, he is also a 2019 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Virginia Law Review.

A mural of Freedom Riders painted by artist Michael Cooper on Jefferson Street, just under I-40. (Photo: Theron Corse/

Commentary: “A tourniquet of concrete”

By: - July 13, 2020

Tennessee appears set to remove the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust at the State Capitol. This move was long overdue—Mississippi managed to remove their Confederate symbol before we did—but it is a significant victory, especially for the activists who have long pushed for this change.  Much work remains to be done, though. Another tangible symbol of […]