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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 ...

Consider this before crying ‘racial profiling’

I am not Al Sharpton. In fact, I never could be and I don't want to try. I am also not Henry Louis Gates, a man with an undeniable contribution to the legacy of Black Scholarship in America. I am simply Boyce Watkins, the son of a 17-year-old mother and a ...

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.

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 ...

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Henry Louis Gates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 19, 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 American to ...

Henry Louis Gates - IMDb

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Henry Louis Gates, Writer: America Beyond the Color Line with Henry Louis Gates Jr.. Henry Louis Gates was born on September 16, 1950 in Piedmont, West Virginia, USA.

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

Updated April. 18, 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 ...

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

Updated April. 18, 2014

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