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  • Police accused of profiling in Fein incident

    The agent for a Baltimore Ravens rookie linebacker said his client was targeted by police at the Inner Harbor because he is black, a claim that has sparked debate over racial profiling as police step up enforcement there in the wake of a recent shooting....
  • Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader

    Peter J. Gomes dies at 68; Harvard's longtime spiritual leader
    In a sermon some years ago, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes, Harvard University's longtime spiritual leader, offered a precise, if unconventional, definition of hell. He said hell is "being defined by your circumstances, and believing that definition." Gomes,...
  • 'Black in Latin America': Gates opens up on history

    As more people probe their own roots, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. is probing the roots of entire peoples. The writer, critic and Harvard scholar returns to PBS with the miniseries "Black in Latin America," airing over four consecutive Tuesdays...
  • Glenn Beck: Obama 'racist?' -- Beer time

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with FOX statement It'll be beer-time soon at the White House, where President Barack Obama will play host to the black Harvard professor arrested in his own home and the white Cambridge police sergeant who......
  • Beer-talks: Colbert's 'teachable moment'

     
    by Mark Silva "I am still reeling over last week's profiling scandal,'' comedian Stephen Colbert says. "I am speaking, of course, of Barack Obama's profiling of Cambridge police officer James Crowley.'' Colbert, anchor of Comedy Central's Colbert Report,...
  • Beer summit, 'beer wars' and peace

     
    by Mark Silva In the era of Cold Beer diplomacy and the Internet, it's important to have a Web strategy for covering a Beer Summit. We thought of improving upon that oft-employed strategy of "live-blogging:" Live-chugging the meeting of the......
  • Here's to beers -- A White House summit preview

     
    News item: President Obama meets today with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Cambridge (Mass.) police sergeant James Crowley. Crowley arrested Gates for disorderly conduct at the professor???s home earlier this month, after police fielded a...
  • Obama beer Buds: Red Stripe, Blue Moon

     
    by Mark Silva To each his own. It could be the theme of that get-together over a cold beer that the president, the professor and the police officer plan at the White House tomorrow to patch up the dust-up started......
  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • White House's brew: Bud Light -- report

     
    by Mark Silva When the president, the professor and the police officer meet for a beer in the White House tomorrow to talk about racial problems, the president will be serving Bud Light. So say Hans Nichols and Nicholas Johnston......
  • Obama 'racial opportunist:' Malkin, Today

     
    by Mark Silva Seems we have an unharmonic convergence today. First FOX's Glenn Beck calling President Barack Obama "a racist.'' Now Michelle Malkin, a conservative commentator and blogger who has written a book about Obama and his "crook'' cronies,...