Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Progressive-minded Americans celebrated the historic election of the first African-American President of the United State in Barack Obama as the moment that America was becoming a theoretical “post-racial” society where race, discrimination and prejudice were things of the past. However, recent events—even Jay-Z has caught it—have proven otherwise. Hip-Hop Wired takes a look at 10 […]

Gates is a “banana-eating jungle monkey” according to an e-mail sent from a Boston, Massachusetts police officer where he was making reference to Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. Officer Justin Barrett, 36, has since been placed on leave and has jeopardized the chances of him keeping his job as part of law enforcement. As […]