If you haven’t read about it already, there’s a new national memorial for the victims of lynching and other crimes of racial violence opening in Montgomery, Alabama. Check out this powerful article on it the New York Times, A Lynching Memorial Is Opening. The Country Has Never Seen Anything Like It by Campbell Robertson. Our favorite paragraph in the article is: “The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, which opens Thursday on a six-acre site overlooking the Alabama State Capitol, is dedicated to the victims of American white supremacy. And it demands a reckoning with one of the nation’s least recognized atrocities: the lynching of thousands of black people in a decades-long campaign of racist terror.”
It seems like everybody knows now about der Drumpf’s weird and rambling interview on Fox and Friends. But if you’d care to know what he did and did not sort of say, here’s a handy guide at the Post by Aaron Blake.