Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

Ayanna Pressley ‘Disgusted’ with BPPA Newsletter

At-Large Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley has something to say about the BPPA newsletter: AyannaPressleyJun 29, 1:57pm via web @kgilnack @caulkthewagon I’m disgusted by the continued racist, sexist & homophobic comments spewing … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Notes BPPA Controversy

Police union newsletter under fire Hub cops who write for the newsletter published by the city’s police union are under fire for alleged racism and sexism — including calling Gov. Deval … Continue reading

06/30/2012 · 1 Comment

Natixis Global Stops Advertising in Pax Centurion

Natixis Global Asset Management announces that they will no longer advertise in the Pax Centurion: Natixis Global AM‏@NatixisGlobalAM ‪#BPPA‬ Ad was in support of scholarship fund. We still support fund but don’t … Continue reading

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Harpoon Brewery Drops Advertising in Pax Centurion

Responding to a comment on their Facebook page, Harpoon Brewery, a beloved Boston micro-brewery will no longer advertise in the Pax Centurion: Harpoon Brewery We in no way support the opinions in … Continue reading

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt drops advertising in Pax Centurion

Earlier today, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, publisher of books ranging from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s works to Curious George and advertiser in the BPPA’s Pax Centurion newsletter, tweeted: ‪#BPPA‬ newsletter does not reflect … Continue reading

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MSNBC: Boston Police Patrolmen’s Union under fire

MSNBC: Boston Police Patrolmen’s Union under fire   ROXBURY, Mass. (WHDH) — The Boston Police Patrolmen’s Union has come under fire, accused of using sexist and racists comments in its newsletter. The … Continue reading

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Universal Hub Notes Commissioner response

Boston police commissioner blasts union newsletter for racist, sexist items Pax Centurion, the newsletter of the local patrolmen’s union, is no fan of Police Commissioner Ed Davis. The feeling’s mutual. … Continue reading

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Commissioner Davis

As the outrage about BPPA was growing on Twitter, @therealkeori, @caulkthewagon, @parkivist and @jaykelly began tweeting directly at Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. And he responded: Edward Davis‏@EdDavis3  Follow @caulkthewagon @Parkivist @jaykelly26@eddavis3 Robin … Continue reading

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Universal Hub

Universal Hub picks up the BPPA story, almost simultaneously to Jezebel: Simmons College drops ads in police-union newspaper over its content Simmons College says if only it had known what … Continue reading

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Jezebel

The first web site to pick up the BPPA story was Jezebel. [h/t Sarah Dickerson, Allison Francis and Jacqueline DiLorenzo] Boston Police Department Union Has an Incredibly Fucked Up Newsletter The Boston Police Patrolmen’s … Continue reading

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