An Addendum to the Shelby Steele Question

Now that I've heard the Big Ideas of the Big Thinkers showcased in the opening session of the festival, I think Shelby Steele should get credit for bringing an inflammatory, controversial idea to a public discussion. I say this after having listened to Sandra Day O'Connor speak about the importance of civic education. "We have to use technology to teach our young people about government structures," she said. I agree!