Tuesday, July 28, 2009

The best discussion I've read on the Gates-Cambridge Police incident at Harvard

"If you wish to gaze upon the depth and breadth of America’s racial divide–particularly the canyon-like gulf between white folks and black folks–you need look no further than the recent incident involving Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., Cambridge police officer James Crowley, and now, President Obama who weighed in on the matter a few nights ago, when asked for his reaction to Gates’s arrest on charges (since dismissed) of disorderly conduct. In this case, as with so many other news stories that have touched on race–the O.J. Simpson trial and the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina as just two of the more obvious examples–whites and blacks, generally speaking, and with obvious exceptions on both sides, see the story and the racial component of the story in fundamentally different (often diametrically opposed) ways.

To hear most white folks tell it, Gates was to blame. ..."

For more, click here

From Racism Review, by Tim Wise

7 comments:

柯云 said...

2015-12-23keyun
ugg boots outlet
nike air huarache
louis vuitton outlet online
louis vuitton outlet
coach factory outlet
cheap toms
louis vuitton outlet
ugg boots outlet
louis vuitton handbags
nfl jerseys
michael kors handbags
coach outlet online
timberlands
louis vuitton purses
michaek kors
instyler
oakley sunglasses cheap
michael kors handbags
louis vuitton outlet
ugg boots
canada goose outlet
uggs on sale
canada goose
louis vuitton handbags
ugg boots
cheap jordans
michael kors handbags
louis vuitton purses
oakley sunglasses
gucci handabgs
sunglasses oakley
concord 11
coach outlet
ugg clearance outlet
ugg australia
michael kors outlet clearance
air force 1 trainers
ed hardy outlet
ray-ban sunglasses
vans sneakers

mmjiaxin said...

cheap oakley sunglasses
chrome hearts
toms outlet
kobe shoes
tiffany online
michael kors outlet clearance
ugg outlet
http://www.huarachesshoes.co.uk
michael kors outlet

Michael Kors Outlet Online
kobe shoes for sale online
mlb jerseys authentic
tiffany and co uk
jordans for cheap
replica christian louboutin
http://www.jordansforcheap.us.com
discount oakley sunglasses
ugg boots uk
kobe shoes
gg

Hua Cai said...

hollister shirts
lululemon outlet
louis vuitton outlet online
polo ralph lauren
ferragamo shoes
oakley sunglasses
nhl jerseys
thomas sabo outlet
rolex watches for sale
kate spade handbags
chrome hearts
rolex watches,rolex watches,swiss watches,watches for men,watches for women,omega watches,replica watches,rolex watches for sale,rolex replica,rolex watch,cartier watches,rolex submariner,fake rolex,rolex replica watches,replica rolex
tiffany outlet
michael kors outlet
true religion sale
longchamp handbags
mulberry sale
cheap jordans
longchamp pliage
michael kors uk
michael kors outlet online
ralph lauren outlet
ralph lauren uk
coach outlet online
oakley sunglasses
soccer jerseys
adidas trainers
michael kors handbags clearance
jordan shoes 2015
gucci sunglasses
fitflops shoes
nike air huarache
michael kors outlet
jordan pas cher
ralph lauren
20160616caihuali

shengda xu said...

mulberry bags
dodgers jerseys
burberry outlet online
fit flops
coach factory outlet online
ralph lauren outlet online
coach outlet online
warriors jerseys
coach handbags outlet
coach factory outlet
xushengda0523

adidas nmd said...

nike factory outlet
pandora jewelry
ugg outlet
nike huarache
green bay packers jerseys
ed hardy uk
cheap oakley sunglasses
yeezy boost 350
coach outlet
los angeles lakers jerseys

alice asd said...

nike huarache
christian louboutin outlet
ugg outlet
nike tn pas cher
nike blazer pas cher
air jordan 4
new orleans saints jerseys
los angeles clippers
nike trainers
miami heat jersey

shengda xu said...

longchamp handbags
nike roshe
nike tn
adidas shoes
adidas nmd
hollister clothing store
detroit tigers jerseys
adidas shoes
dolce and gabbana outlet
coach outlet
xushengda0612