In this photo taken by a neighbor Henry Louis Gates Jr. center, the director of Harvard University's W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research, is arrested at his home in Cambridge, Mass.
In this photo taken by a neighbor Henry Louis Gates Jr. center, the director of Harvard University's W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research, is arrested at his home in Cambridge, Mass. Photo/Demotix Images, B. Carter/AP
In this photo taken by a neighbor Henry Louis Gates Jr. center, the director of Harvard University's W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research, is arrested at his home in Cambridge, Mass. Photo/Demotix Images, B. Carter/AP

Obama, police group clash over black scholar's arrest

July 23, 2009 6:27 PM