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Gates Arrest

Why This White Guy Was Not Arrested While Trying to Break Into a House Not His Own

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

My hope is that white folks will finally get what our African-American brothers and sisters have been trying to get through our thick skulls for about half a century now: It's different being black.

Gates, Crowley To Join Obama For Beers This Week

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: There are several reports that the beer diplomacy between President Obama, Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley and Henry Louis Gates Jr. ...

Race and Reason

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

When a police officer approaches a home where a burglary may be in progress, it is both rational and racist for him to think differently about the situation depending on whether the suspects are black or white.

The Unteachable Lesson: Can We Learn From Gates and Crowley?

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Yvonne R. Davis

Whether he likes it or not, Gates stands as America's new 21st Century Poster Child for "racial profiling."

Sam Stein

Gingrich: Obama Should Humbly Admit He Blew Gates Reaction | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Friday morning ventured into the racial and political debate over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates...

Obama Stands By Criticism Of Gates Arrest: 'Cooler Heads Should Have Prevailed'

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama today stood by his comments that the Cambridge, Mass. police department acted "stupidly" in its arrest of Henry Louis Gates, telling A...

Gates Arrest: Harvard Professor Considering Lawsuit

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. said this morning that he has not ruled out the possibility of filing a lawsuit over his arrest las...