America’s first lynching memorial is about to open in the ‘Cradle of the Confederacy’ — here’s what it looks like

For over 150 years, the city of Montgomery, Alabama has been known as the “Cradle of the Confederacy.” In 1861, the city played a central role in the formation of the Confederate States of America, made up of 11 US states that sought to secede and maintain slavery.

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Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes

The used clothes cast off by Americans and sold in bulk in African nations, a multimillion-dollar business, have been blamed in part for undermining local textile industries. Now Rwanda has taken action, raising tariffs on the clothing in defiance of U.S. pressure. In response, the U.S. says it will suspend duty-free status for clothing manufactured in Rwanda under the trade program known as the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

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