Left-behind suburbs such as Brooklyn Center and Ferguson are perfectly tailored to produce inequality, discrimination, and conflict.
And the politics of school integration need not look like they used to.
And in that, they’re no different from all the other people who can’t see the hidden forces working in their favor.
Americans love to see “miracle students.” T. M. Landry College Preparatory School seems to have capitalized on that.
In Green v. New Kent County, the Court saw school desegregation as a reparative process—likely the closest thing to reparations that the American judicial system has ever endorsed.
Skeptics claim that concerns over racially divided schools are false alarms—but they’re missing the full picture.
A recent court decision forbade a white city in Alabama from breaking away from a diverse district—but it also weakened the court’s power to integrate schools going forward.
The notion that the president “constitutes a crisis in American governance,” is waning among party leaders, jeopardizing their mid-term advantage.