Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Another Pathetic Chapter in the History of Race in America: The Henry Louis Gates Jr. Chapter



This is not what one wants to wake up and read first thing in the morning! Adore him or loathe him, Skip Gates is one of the more interesting, dynamic, prolific, and compelling public intellectuals we have; I am honored to have studied, argued, bantered, and learned with him in seminar back in the day high above Cayuga's waters. Click the picture above for the story. More here.

update

I am in debt to cool Latina Studies prof Adriana Estill for the link to this posting from The Root featuring Professor Gates' take on his arrest:

Skip Gates Speaks {source}

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