July 20, 2009
Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested at his home in Cambridge, Mass. after a white female passerby thought he was breaking into his own house and called police.
by Associated Press onJuly 20, 2009
Henry Louis Gates Jr., editor in chief of The Root and one of the nation's pre-eminent black scholars, was arrested at his home in Cambridge, Mass last week after a woman thought he was breaking into his own house and called police.
June 24, 2009
VIDEO: Spike Lee, in a conversation with Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root's Editor-in-Chief, calls out the critics who predicted violence at the release of his groundbreaking 1989 film and clarifies what the "right thing" really was.
June 24, 2009
Last fall, James Watson, the father of DNA, spoke the unspeakable, saying that blacks are intellectually inferior. In a conversation with The Root Editor-in-Chief Henry Louis Gates Jr., Watson clarified his views about race and genetics.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onJune 24, 2009
The Root's Editor in Chief sits down with some of the brightest and most influential figures in science, literature and popular culture.
January 12, 2009
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