Pete Brown is a LondonlovesBusiness.com columnist. He is one of the UK’s leading beer writers, working across business and consumer press. He’s the author of several best-selling books and blogs at petebrown.blogspot.com. He was recently named joint-37th most influential person in the British pub industry – a claim he strenuously denies
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Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on the City of Beer festival from 9-16 August
It all started with Barack Obama.In 2009, white police Sergeant James Crowley arrested a black man for apparently breaking into a house in a prosperous part of Cambridge, Massachussetts. It turned out the black man was Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr: a writer, TV presenter, editor, literary critic, filmmaker and essayist, and the first African American to receive the prestigious Andrew Mellon Foundation Fellowship. He’d lost his keys. Crowley had arrested him for trying to get into his
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