“Obama Will Announce Initiative to Empower Young Black Men”–N.Y. Times..How about this…..

Very laudable, wonderful and very nice programs..But how about this: My theory for the most economical, effective, efficient, and able to produce evidence of measurable success plan: is to provide Young Black Men with a strong, high standards based, job and/or career-ready, inspiring and meaningful Pre-K through 12th grade educational experience…. provide young Black Men with  the survivable resources to live like human beings living in the richest, and most resourced nation in the world;  like a national model of the post WW-2 German “Marshal Plan”; or the depression era  Civilian Works Project (and a CWP administration)….. Oh wait, that would remove the need for deficit-thinking, repair, and correctional initiatives…  What on earth was I thinking…….