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New PBS program spotlights black Americans

LOS ANGELES — Ask scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. about the problems facing black Americans and how to fix them and the words pour out. He talks about personal responsibility, government obligation and how successful blacks must reach out to “brothers a ...

Gates’ case dropped, blame debate goes on

BOSTON — The disorderly conduct case against renowned black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. lasted less than week. The heated public debate over his arrest, and the role race played in it, promises to be much more enduring. Gates was accused of ...

Gates had earlier racial confrontation

NEW YORK — Decades ago — long before Harvard, long before his books and documentaries — Henry Louis Gates Jr. and some friends nearly set off a brawl trying to integrate a West Virginia club. Gates and the others were circled by a white mob.

Officer rebuts Gates’ account of arrest incident

James Crowley, an 11-year veteran of the Cambridge Police Department, also said he was aware when he arrested professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. that it would be seen as controversial and bring unwanted attention on him. But, he insisted, Gates’ aggressive ...

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Henry Louis Gates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 23, 2014

Henry Louis "Skip" Gates, Jr., (born September 16, 1950) is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, and editor. He was the first African ...

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life ...

Updated April. 23, 2014

Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. has a reputation for his prolific scholarship on the African Diaspora. Learn more at

Finding Your Roots | PBS - PBS: Public Broadcasting Service

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A new series by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. that explores race, culture, and identity through the genealogies and family histories of notable celebrities.

Henry Louis Gates arrest controversy - Wikipedia, the free ...

Updated April. 23, 2014

On July 16, 2009, Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., was arrested at his Cambridge, Massachusetts home by a local police officer responding to a 9-1 ...