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The presumption of guilt : the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and race, class, and crime in America

Author: Charles J Ogletree
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Shortly after noon on Tuesday, July 16, 2009, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., MacArthur Fellow and Harvard professor, was mistakenly arrested by Cambridge police sergeant James Crowley for attempting to break into his own home. The ensuing media firestorm ignited debate across the country. The Crowley-Gates incident was a clash of absolutes, underscoring the tension between black and white, police and civilians, and the  Read more...
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Named Person: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Henry Louis Gates; Henry Louis Gates
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Ogletree
ISBN: 9780230103269 023010326X
OCLC Number: 475447033
Description: 256 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The cop and the professor --
"Keep the cars coming" : what really happened --
"President Obama doesn't like white people" : the public reaction --
"Don't tase me, bro!" : how far have we really come? --
Fair Harvard? : the class issue --
Driving while black : fighting back against racial profiling --
Race, class, justice, and post-racial America --
Epilogue: 100 ways to look at a black man.
Responsibility: Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.

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