“People wanted white bread and confectioner’s sugar. They wanted a neat, tidy little white-boxed world,” —Steve Mouzon, an architect, on why drywall became popular in the 1950s.
“We grew up with 9/11, the recession, our parents suffering, nothing but disappointment with the institutions we’re supposed to be proud of,” —Cristian Galvan, a 20-year-old protester at the Democratic National Convention.
“I’ve never had such a lack of answers for my students before. … It’s hard to take the current reality and process it,” —Amy Nathan Wright, who teaches college courses on diversity and social justice.
(Previous quotes from our sources here)