Henry Louis Gates

An NYPD officer was shot and killed yesterday in Harlem, New York as he was trying to track down a suspected robber. Thirty-three-year-old Randolph Holder and his partner, who both were dressed in plainclothes, were responding to the claim of a stolen bike. They witnessed the suspect riding the bike on an overpass. According to […]

In continuing fall out from those hacked Sony emails, Wikileaks revealed that actor Ben Affleck asked that his ancestor’s slave owning past be scrubbed from the program “Finding Your Roots,” and apparently it was, reports The New York Daily News. Affleck asked that the slave-owning detail be edited out of “Finding Your Roots,” a show […]

“Black in Latin America” (NYU Press), by Henry Louis Gates Jr.: This spring, Henry Louis Gates Jr. produced a four-episode series for PBS tracing the legacy of the slave trade in six Caribbean and Latin American countries. “Black in Latin America” is the book companion to the television series of the same title. The reason […]

as a rule, i'm always a little leery of Blacks that are endorsed by whites.

This op-ed was published today in the New York Times and was written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., aka Skip Gates, of Beer Summit fame. Skip Gates’ opinion on this issue is not necessarily representative of our point of view here at NewsOne but we feel it is our editorial responsibility to publish this article […]