- "Bharat Mehta, chief executive of Trust for London, said: 'Although most of the capital's Latin American community are working hard, many are facing high levels of exploitation and abuse and as a result experiencing significant poverty and hardship.'"
- "Many of the students surveyed called for more diverse perspectives in areas such as history, arts and politics. One said: 'Britain colonised most of the world and played a heavy role in the slave trade. How can you understand contemporary Britain without acknowledging this history or understanding how the rest of the world shaped it?'"
- "Well, one thing is for sure: Something personal is definitely going on between members of the black academic elite, and what has been private is now being played out for the public. The War of the Roses has nothing on this beef.
"Interestingly enough, most of the focus of West's comments has been on his racial critique of the president, with little attention paid to his policy critique. Now the focus has shifted from the personal attacks on President Obama to the personal attacks among colleagues."