"The way we are now as a country, not only aren't we living up to the Brown decision, we're not even living up the Plessy v. Ferguson of separate but equal." -- Up W/ Chris Hayes
"I live in the 7th ward of New Orleans, and I don't like what I see happening there in the KIPP schools. I am distressed by the movement away from teachers unions that can actually fight for teachers." -- MSNBC
Defending Romney's record at Bain Capital: "And yes, the free enterprise system can be cruel” -- TPMCharles Blow
Louisiana is the starkest, most glaring example of how our prison policies have failed. -- NYT, "Plantations, Prisons and Profits"