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  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • White House's brew: Bud Light -- report

     
    by Mark Silva When the president, the professor and the police officer meet for a beer in the White House tomorrow to talk about racial problems, the president will be serving Bud Light. So say Hans Nichols and Nicholas Johnston......
  • Henry Gates: Harvard for sergeant's kids

     
    by Mark Silva Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. says he's looking forward to his next talk with Cambridge Police Sgt. James Crowley, maybe lunch, maybe dinner with the families, maybe getting the officer's kids into Harvard -- if the......
  • 'Equality in the Age of Obama:' Gates

     
    by Mark Silva Out on Martha's Vineyard, where President Barack Obama and his family will spend a week's vacation, tourism isn't all they are talking about. At a forum billed as "Achieving Equality in the Age of Obama,'' Henry Louis......
  • Bill Cosby: Obama has Bush to thank

     
    by Mark Silva As The Cosby Show celebrates its 25th anniversary this coming Sunday, star Bill Cosby is posed the question: Did the black family that he presented to the American television-viewing audience in the 1980s pave the way for......
  • SNL's Obama: 'Nothing, nada'... Problem?

     
    by Mark Silva Several years back, when Saturday Night Live made fun of Democrat Al Gore's plodding debating style in a televised skit between the first couple of face-offs between Gore and Republican George W. Bush, the Gore campaign took......
  • Ticket Replay: The Obamas rent Martha's Vineyard home from a John McCain supporter

     
    And, of course, the palace has its own basketball for you-know-who to do you-know-what....
  • White House's Canadian/U.S. beer run

     
    by Mark Silva This is a White House that knows a little -- Okay, maybe very little -- about beer diplomacy. But it knows this: Why send one case of brews, when two will do? President Barack Obama owed the......
  • Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling

    Mass. Officer Who Arrested Black Harvard Scholar Is Police Academy Expert On Racial Profiling
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — 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 understanding racial profiling. Cambridge Sgt. James...
  • Black Scholar Says He's Able to Joke About Arrest

    Black Scholar Says He's Able to Joke About Arrest
    CHILMARK, Mass. -- Black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Sunday joked about his arrest by a white police officer, but also described receiving death threats and dreaming about being arrested at the White House. In his first public appearance...
  • Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case

    Obama Eases Comments On Henry Gates Case
    A day after saying that police "acted stupidly" in arresting a black Harvard University professor in his own home, President Obama appeared to soften his stance Thursday, spreading the blame more equally between the police and the arrested man. Obama had...
  • Local Experts Weigh In On Gates Arrest

    Whether it's a police-involved fatal shooting of a black man who took bullets in the back or a barroom brawl between white officers and African American transit workers, New Orleans is no stranger to racially-charged cop topics.So when the story of...