Harvard Prof Gates Is Half-Irish, Related to Cop Who Arrested Him

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    "Henry Louis Gates Jr., the black professor at the center of the racial story involving his arrest outside his Harvard University-owned house, has spoken proudly of his Irish roots. Strangely enough, he and the Cambridge, Mass., police officer who arrested him, Sgt. James Crowley, both trace their ancestry back to the legendary Niall of the Nine Hostages."

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    this gates story is the gift that keeps on giving...

    Harvard Prof Gates Is Half-Irish, Related to Cop Who Arrested Him - ABC News
     
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    It's a small world. You don't get to choose your relatives...
     
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    So his kids would be mickaninnies?
     
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    And? Are you trying to make the case that Gates cannot consider himself to be black?
     
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    wasn't he the guy who said he "discovered to my horror I had white blood" or was that someone else??
     
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    Gates is just in a post racical funk because he never got over the fact he did not get the role of Jazz Grandfather number 10 on the Cosby Show.

    That and the fact he is the only black man in America with a three inch penis.
     
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    Yeah them and about 1/4th of all Irishmen can trace their roots back to Niall.

    And, amazingly, geneticists have recently discovered that they're not entirely full of shit when they say that they're the offspring of that Irish royal, too.

    Naill was one of the legendary progenitors of the earth.

    Seriously, he had hundreds of wives and thousands of kids and his blood is therefore spread all over the earth where-ever Irisihmen congregate.

    As did Ghenghis (or was it one of his sons?) Khan, BTW. His seed is, as I recall, the most prolifically spread about known to man.
     
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    seriously, you dont see the irony in this?
     

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