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Love, Love, Love: President Barack Obama, Officer James Crowley, and Henry Louis Gates

President Barack Obama is a lover, not a fighter. His remarks about Officer James Crowley’s actions at Henry Louis Gates’s house were ill-considered, and in advance of the facts, and he apologized. Good for Obama. I don’t want a president … Continue reading

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All Men Are Brothers: Barack Obama, Officer James Crowley, Henry Louis Gates, and Human Solidarity

I think this image of solidarity, in which two men, Officer James Crowley and Professor Henry Louis Gates, once quarreling, are now holding onto one another, one helping the other down steps, is moving. All men are brothers, yes? I … Continue reading

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