Henry Louis Gates, the Harvard professor arrested last year by Sgt. James Crowley, could have been avoided, according to a review of the case.
Whites like to think so, but black Americans know better. Still, give Obama credit for making progress.
The death of Ashley “A.J.” Jewell follows the killing of an honors student in Chicago. Some African Americans criticize Obama for not addressing black-on-black violence.
The flap over the arrest of the black Harvard scholar sparked a spirited national discussion, but did it turn out to be a ‘teachable moment’?
Gates can joke about the incident now, he said Sunday. Crowley has shown respect toward the man he once arrested.