Post Tagged with: "Henry Louis Gates Jr."

Ben Affleck Admits Asking PBS to Bar Mention of Slave-Owning Ancestor

Ben Affleck Admits Asking PBS to Bar Mention of Slave-Owning Ancestor

Actor Ben Affleck admits he demanded that PBS genealogy show, “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.,” bar any mention of his slave-owning ancestor out of “embarrassment.” Um, CNN’s Anderson Cooper had a similar revelation and didn’t have it from the world. It was included in his segment. Wikileaks […]

by · April 22, 2015 · Entertainment
Justin Barrett, 36, Suspended by Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, for Sending Email Describing Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as a "Jungle Monkey"

Justin Barrett, 36, Suspended by Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, for Sending Email Describing Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as a "Jungle Monkey"

The fallout from the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., continues. This time the racism is actually coming from one of the Boston Police Department’s Finest — Justin Barrett. He has been suspended for using a racial slur in reference to Mr. Gates in an email. Apparently once […]

by · July 30, 2009 · Uncategorized

Glenn Beck Calls President Barack Obama a Racist Over His Comments about Henry Louis Gates’ Arrest by White Officer (VIDEO)

Fox News Channel’s Glenn Beck is a lunatic. This morning on Fox and Friends, Beck accused President Obama of being “a racist.” The group was discussing the recent Gates controversy, and Beck exclaimed that Obama has “over and over again” exposed himself as “a guy who has a deep-seated hatred […]

by · July 28, 2009 · Uncategorized

Kelly King, Colleague of Sgt. James Crowley, Says She Will Not Vote for President Barack Obama Again because of His Comments about the Cambridge Police Dept.

Embedded video from CNN Video The drama continues from Gatesgate — Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s arrest by Sgt. James Crowley. Now the Drudge Report has the picture of Kelly King, a black female officer who spoke to CNN’s Don Lemon is defense of her colleague, Sgt. Crowley. What I found […]

by · July 28, 2009 · Uncategorized
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R.-MI) To Offer Resolution Demanding Formal President Obama Apology To Cambridge Police

Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R.-MI) To Offer Resolution Demanding Formal President Obama Apology To Cambridge Police

It is absolutely unbelievable that the Republican Party continues its petty attacks on President Obama as the country is going through the worst economic distress in decades, two wars, a stalled health care reform effort, rising foreclosure rates and a collapsed auto industry, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-Mich.) could have the […]

by · July 27, 2009 · Uncategorized

Wendy Murphy, Lawyer for Lucia Whalen Who Called 911 in the Henry Louis Gates Jr., Arrest Case, Speaks Out, Says her Client isn’t Racist

The drama continues with the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Wendy Murphy, the lawyer for Lucia Whalen, the woman who made the 911 call, said that she is not a racist. I thought this incident was slowly moving behind us, but here comes another media blitz. I […]

by · July 27, 2009 · Uncategorized
Police Unions Call on President Obama, Governor Deval Patrick to Apologize for Comments about CPD, Sgt. James Crowley in Arrest of Henry L. Gates, Jr.

Police Unions Call on President Obama, Governor Deval Patrick to Apologize for Comments about CPD, Sgt. James Crowley in Arrest of Henry L. Gates, Jr.

The fallout from from Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates’s arrest is taking an ugly turn. Police union officials appeared at a Cambridge hotel today calling on President Barack Obama and Governor Deval Patrick to reconsider their “misguided” comments in the arrest of a Harvard scholar and issue an apology. There […]

by · July 24, 2009 · Uncategorized
Sgt. James Crowley, the Arresting Officer of Henry L. Gates, Jr., also at Scene of Reggie Lewis’ Fatal Death in 1993, Refuses to Apologize for Actions

Sgt. James Crowley, the Arresting Officer of Henry L. Gates, Jr., also at Scene of Reggie Lewis’ Fatal Death in 1993, Refuses to Apologize for Actions

Sgt. James Crowley, Photo by Christopher Evans The fallout from the arrest of Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. continues. Sgt. James Crowley, the police officer who arrested Gates, has said that he isn’t a racist and he will not apologize to Mr. Gates for his actions, which can […]

by · July 23, 2009 · Uncategorized

President Barack Obama Says Cambridge Police "Acted Stupidly" in Arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Takes Heat for Comments

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy I listened to President Barack Obama’s press conference on changing the health insurance system from the mess we currently have. Overall, I was very pleased with his delivery, but most people won’t remember the important points he touched […]

by · July 23, 2009 · Uncategorized
SHOCK: Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard Professor, Pre-Eminent African-American Scholar, Arrested Outside Home, Was This Racial Profiling?

SHOCK: Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard Professor, Pre-Eminent African-American Scholar, Arrested Outside Home, Was This Racial Profiling?

UPDATE Charges have been dropped against Professor Gates. The city of Cambridge issued a statement saying the arrest “was regrettable and unfortunate” and police and Gates agreed that dropping the charge was a just resolution. “This incident should not be viewed as one that demeans the character and reputation of […]

by · July 20, 2009 · Uncategorized