The 911 Call That Got Henry Louis Gates Busted

John Cook · 07/27/09 12:40PM

The Cambridge Police Department has released the 911 call that led to the arrest of Henry Louis Gates. The caller didn't say the men were black, and she said they could have just been having trouble with their keys.

Black Professor and White Lady Reenact Crash in Cambridge

John Cook · 07/20/09 04:48PM

Harvard's star African-American studies professor Henry Louis Gates got hauled to jail by the cops for breaking into his own house because the lock was broken. That's racist. So is the lady who called them, who also works for Harvard.