The effort to split Eagle's Landing, Georgia off from the city of Stockbridge started in 2016, after the Cheesecake Factory opted not to open a location there.
The history of anti-black racism in Atlanta is a long and ongoing embarrassment that puts the controversy over the city's NBA team in perfect context.
Detroit makes for a vivid tableau of urban decline: revived prairie, burnt-out homes, and empty high rises. Detroit, more than a mere metaphor, is a striking and large-scale instance of something that has become pervasively wrong in America. And make...