Detroit's all-black academies are neither as bad as the critics claim nor as uplifting as their defenders insist. Considering the alternatives, they are worth a try.
Public outrage plus scrutiny from civil rights groups and the state attorney general draws attention to penalties imposed on black students.
National Urban League President Marc Morial sees African American social and economic progress holding steady. But he warns that the Trump threat is real and activists must stay focused if they want to see better political results.
The attorney general is courting law enforcement by reducing accountability and renewing a war on people of color.