Tag: Henry Louis Gates

Harlem Stage Reading of Sleep Deprivation Chamber and Community Forum on Race and Law Enforcement

Harlem Stage Reading of Sleep Deprivation Chamber and Community Forum on Race and Law Enforcement

A staged reading of OBIE Award-winning play “Sleep Deprivation Chamber” about police brutality and its impact on a black family – written by Adam P. Kennedy and Adrienne Kennedy – forms the backdrop for a community discussion of race relations and law enforcement on Mon., Aug. 17, 7 pm. at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. In [...]

August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Cop in Henry Louis Gates Arrest is Profiling Expert for Police Academy

Cop in Henry Louis Gates Arrest is Profiling Expert for Police Academy

The white police sergeant criticized by President Barack Obama for arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his Massachusetts home is a police academy expert on racial profiling. Cambridge Sgt. James Crowley has taught a class on racial profiling for five years at the Lowell Police Academy.

July 23, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Henry Louis Gates Arrest — In His Own Words

Henry Louis Gates Arrest — In His Own Words

Henry Louis Gates Arrest — In His Own Words Click here for interview.

July 23, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Charges Against Henry Louis Gates Dropped

Charges Against Henry Louis Gates Dropped

Booking Photo (AP Photo/Cambridge Police Dept.) **** A prosecutor is dropping a charge against prominent Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. after Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the city’s police department recommended that the matter not be pursued. In a joint statement, Cambridge and the police department said they made the recommendation to the Middlesex County [...]

July 21, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Arrested

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Skip Gates), one of the nation’s pre-eminent African-American scholars, was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home by Cambridge police investigating a possible break-in. The incident raised concerns among some Harvard faculty that Gates was a victim of racial profiling. Police arrived at Gates’s Ware Street home near Harvard Square [...]

July 20, 2009 | 4 Comments More