Cross-posted (and even shorter) at Blue News Tribune.
I plan to keep an eye on this. At this point, I’m hoping it’s a bit overblown.
My cynic side says: It’s great that the Globe took notice of a potential racial incident. It’s sad that it took one happening to a Harvard professor to get their attention.
I like Skip Gates, though, what little I know of him, so for all concerned, I hope this turns out to be a simple misunderstanding.
Though maybe today’s I Am America (And So Can You!) calendar entry was prophetic:
The greatest threat facing America today–outside of flag burning, yoga, and vaccination–is Higher Education.