The saga of black professor James L. Sherley at MIT appears to be concluded. On June 30 the university terminated his employment and locked the doors to his stem-cell research laboratory. While Professor Sherley is no longer a professor at MIT, his charges of institutional racism are likely to be a burden to the university for years to come.
“An Avoidable Black Eye for MIT: Professor James Sherley Is Dismissed and His Laboratory Padlocked.” The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, no. 56, 2007, pp. 16–19.