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Harvard Prof -- 'Yo Mama' Goes Hollywood

7/27/2009 2:49 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. got ready for his sit down with President Obama and the Massachusetts cop who arrested him ... by hitting H-Wood last night, dining at Beso, Eva Longoria's restaurant.

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Araba Lucy    

Let us look at this matter objectively. A neighbour (who does know know Gates) even though he has lived there for years dialled 911. She says there are 2 people trying to break into a house, one looks Hispanic. The police had the means to find out who actually owns that house before they turned up. They found Gates (no one talks about the taxi driver). Crowley asked for Gates' I.D. He showed him his Harvard ID and his Driver's License (both were in his kitchen). Crowley should have said thank you and moved on as soon as he established the truth. Gates asked for Crowley's name and badge number. Police officers should identify themselves. Crowley was annoyed that an assertive black man dared to question his identity (probably to make a complaint). He knew he had no reason to arrest him, so goaded him into stepping outside. Then he arrested him. He lied on the charge sheet and later Police dropped the charges. If this had been a white Mr. Gates, it would never have gotten this far. That is the difference between being a black man in America and even in the United Kingdom, blacks are victimised all the time. They are only 7% of the population, yet nearly 70% in jail, some for trivial offences - compared to whites who often get off with a caution or warning. The time has come for us to debate this issue and stop pretending it does not happen. In the UK, the Police have been found institutionally racist. This was after an enquiry into the murder of a black teenager by white boys at a bus stop. They were never convicted by the cops. Read the Macpherson report and judge for yourself.

1908 days ago

Pay attention    


Michelle Malkin is as Filipino as you get, moron.

Legal Eagle,

You are 199% incorrect. Crowley did indentify himself upon first arriving. Gates did not show his indentification when asked. He refused and immediately started insulting the police officer and throwing out racist banter. Crowley continued to ignore Gates and after Gates finally showed his indentification the officers all began to leave. Gates then followed them outside and began insulting the man's mother like an uneducated thug.

You're a idiot if you think blacks are only 7% of the population. They begin having kids when they're 12 years old, and that's not including the ones that still live in Africa that start reproducing at 8 years old.

1901 days ago


theres video of this at it's gooood stuff. She has a great restaurant.

1881 days ago
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