“Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., one of the nation’s pre-eminent African-American scholars, was arrested Thursday afternoon at his home by Cambridge police investigating a possible break-in. The incident raised concerns among some Harvard faculty that Gates was a victim of racial profiling.
Police arrived at Gates’s Ware Street home near Harvard Square at 12:44 p.m. to question him. Gates, director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard, had trouble unlocking his door after it became jammed…”
Read the rest at the The Boston Globe.
Find the Police Report here.
Update: Charges have been dropped.
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I have HQ audio of the Henry Gates 911 call, Moderator, If you are interested
Thank you for the update Jason.