"If there is one thing Bud has become an expert at, it’s ducking his head when the issues of immigration, civil rights, and Major League Baseball collide. If Selig really gave a damn about Civil Rights, he would heed the words of Carlos Santana. He would move the 2011 All-Star Game out of Arizona. He would recognize that the sport of Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente and Curt Flood has an obligation to stand for something more than just using their memory to cover up the injustices of the present."
"Najla Hariri’s feat stormed the Internet, and on Twitter, the long debate continued between those who refused what Najla had done and those who praised her courage and struggle to prove that society is wrong in banning women from driving cars."
"'Castagnola, a white Teach for America alumnus, understood the problematic assumptions of the student survey, but he believed that the focus shouldn’t be on race. He said, “When you ask which teachers have taught you the most, the answers should be used to recognize the skill sets among those teachers so they can be transferred to others.”'