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Boston cop Justin Barrett suspended for racist rant against Henry Louis Gates

Filed in Local News, Politics by on July 30, 2009 1 Comment
Boston cop Justin Barrett suspended for racist rant against Henry Louis Gates

Boston police officer Justin Barrett, commenting on the arrest of black  Harvard professor Henry Gates,  has been suspended from the force  for calling Gates a “jungle monkey” in an email written to the Boston Globe. After learning of the racist remarks, Commissioner Edward Davis put Barrett on administrative  leave. Barrett could be fired pending a […]

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