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Editor: Thomas A. Smith
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Monday, February 12, 2018

Boston police apologize for tweeting Black History Month tribute to Red Auerbach - The Boston Globe

The Boston Police Department apologized early Monday after tweeting a Black History Month tribute post that honored a white man.

The tweet, which was deleted less than an hour after it went up Sunday night, was posted on the department’s official account “in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth.” However, the tweet celebrated the accomplishments of former Boston Celtics coach and president Red Auerbach, who was white.


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Someone called Red Auerbach, white? Who could have foreseen that?

Posted by: dearieme | Feb 12, 2018 7:10:52 AM