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Reflections on Trayvon Martin and Racism in New York in the 1980s

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 06.03.2012 | New York
Robert David Jaffee

I have never forgotten that period of time and hoped that it had faded, that our nation had changed.

James Crowley, Sgt. Who Arrested Henry Louis Gates, Invited To Lead Parade

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEWPORT, R.I. — The Massachusetts police sergeant whose arrest of a Harvard professor created a national debate over racial profiling has been i...

Sgt. Crowley Still Doesn't Get It

Mario Ruiz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Ruiz

While Crowley claimed that there was 'no tension' at the table, pictures of the event speak volumes: where Gates appears to be attentive and listening, Sgt. Crowley seems perturbed, slightly above it all, put upon.

The Year of the Apology: The Worst and Best of 2009

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Maslansky

We tested 15 of the most public apologies of the year to see what makes for a good apology and a bad apology and what we can learn from our A-list of apologists.

Gates Crowley Beer Summit! Part Deux

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remember when Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Cambridge Police Sergeant James Crowley and President Barack Obama all sat down for the major news ...

Reflecting on the Gates Arrest

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Luce

The Gates arrest uncorked pent-up emotions and helped reveal a dirty national secret: racial profiling is real, it violates the highest ideals of our country, and it demeans the daily experiences of too many people.

Head in the Sand?

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

On issues of race, Obama will forever be either the man who healed the septic wound that runs across the back of this nation, or the man who turned away from the mirror to solve more "practical" issues.

Caption Contest: President Obama, Professor Gates and Sgt. Crowley

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rinku Sen

Two months later, the White House has released this photo, with President Obama, Henry Louis Gates, and James Crowley. So we're holding a caption contest. Bonus points if you make us ROTFL.

The Gates Affair: Why We Care

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.

White Racism Black Bigotry: The Talk About Race is All Wrong!

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

The problem with discussing "issues of race," is that it dummies down the issue of racism to an individual level, when the real problem is at the macro level.

Aug. 3, 2009, News (?) Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

The beer bash culminated 10 days of non-stop media coverage. And Michael Jackson wasn't even involved.

Gates: Crowley And I May Go To Red Sox Game

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHILMARK, Mass. — Black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Sunday joked about his arrest by a white police officer, but also described rec...

Gates, Crowley, Biden and Obama: A Teachable Moment?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

In truth, what maintains the walls between races, generations, genders and globally between nations is more "fearful aggression" than true hostility.

Last Call for No Alcohol

Joseph Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Freeman

The Gates and Crowley get-together Thursday night, Twyman said, distracts the president from more pressing issues such as health care and might encourage kids to experiment with booze.

Obama Sends the Wrong Message to Our Children

Bruce Tenenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bruce Tenenbaum

Obama and Gates drank purely foreign libations while Crowley's choice, Blue Moon, is, like Obama, only half American. Is this really the message we need to convey as our economy struggles to climb out of recession?

Left, Right & Center: Wall St. Bonuses, Health Care Deal, China and the Beer Summit

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Andrew Cuomo discovered that $33 billion in bonuses were paid by Wall Street firms during the height of the meltdown and the public bailout. Where's the outrage?

Happy Hour at The White House...Sort of

Sybil Adelman Sage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sybil Adelman Sage

As Vice President Joe Biden joined them, Lucia Whalen, who happened to be passing by the White House, called 911 to report "strange activity on the South Lawn."

Obama Got Involved In Gates's Personal Dispute

Frank Serpico | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Frank Serpico

The President of the United States should have known better than to have gotten drawn into a local-level issue.

Top Ten Things Overheard At The White House Beer Summit (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Dave lost one of his favorite monologue topics yesterday as the beer summit came and went. Once the president invited Henry Louis Gates and the man wh...

Before We All Have A Beer

Anna Deavere Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anna Deavere Smith

There are many practical ways that we can do race work, not just race talk in our daily lives. But should we go back to work the same way as before?

Class and Race Again: Brewskies and Jungle Monkeys

Pam Spaulding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pam Spaulding

The beer summit confirms the role of class in this whole brouhaha. Beer is a social signifier that Gates, Obama, and Crowley are just regular guys shooting the sh*t.

The Gates Arrest: Racism? Not so much. Classism? You betcha!

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zondra Hughes

This was a classic town vs. gown drama, a show-me-the-power move, and Gates slipped up.

Gates/Crowley In An Alternative Universe

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Watkins

Let's visit an alternative universe where the protagonists behaved in a slightly more reasonable manner during their fateful confrontation.

A Beer For The Guys -- A Leech For The 911 Caller

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Lewis

While Crowley gets the 15 minutes of White House fame -- and a free beer -- that he inveigled out of the President -- perhaps a decent lawyer will come forward and offer to represent Lucia Whalen.

The Beers Obama, Gates, Crowley Will Drink At The White House

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is due to get together tomorrow night with Henry Louis Gates and Sgt. James Crowley for their much-anticipated beers and reconciliatio...