Thursday, July 30, 2009

Obama hails chat with Gates, cop as 'thoughtful' - Yahoo! News

Positive development in the beer garden meeting as Gates and Crowley may work together to promote more understanding of the apprehensions and fears of both the police and the many blacks concerned. Gates' remarks are at the end of the column.

Obama hails chat with Gates, cop as 'thoughtful' - Yahoo! News: "Gates said after Thursday's White House gathering that he hoped the entire experience would prove to be an 'occasion for education, not recrimination.' He said the burden now rests with him and Crowley to use the opportunity to foster wider awareness of the dangers facing police officers and the fears that some blacks have about racial profiling."

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