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Was Harvard Professor's Arrest Racially Motivated?

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Was Harvard Professor's Arrest Racially Motivated?

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Was Harvard Professor's Arrest Racially Motivated?

Was Harvard Professor's Arrest Racially Motivated?

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Last week, Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was arrested outside his home after neighbors called police about suspicious activity in the area. Accounts of exactly what led to the arrest are still unclear. Chicago Tribune columnist Dawn Turner Trice has written about the arrest for her "Exploring Race" column and will talk about how her readers are reacting to what many allege is racial profiling.

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Dawn Turner Trice, columnist for the Chicago Tribune