Really, the most important reform available to all communities regardless of color, but especially to those like the African-American community with high rates of drop-outs, youth unemployment, and crime, is a renewed and remade public education sector.
Want a state model? Look to Arizona’s public school choice laws. want an example of how they work? Look at Great Hearts Academies. If the talking heads want to really help out black youth, let them focus attention on such schools and on the legislative reforms that produce them.