Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

Boston Occupier: Anti-Occupy Police Newsletter Loses Sponsors Over Racist, Sexist Language

Via The Boston Occupier:


The Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) has recently faced critique for offensive remarks printed in its newsletter, the Pax Centurion.

Community members have noted that the newsletter, which includes updates about union bargaining and grievances, also regularly publishes racist, sexist, and homophobic commentary. These are often under the byline of the newsletter’s editor, James Carnell. More recently, a humor column in the Pax Centurion’s May/June issue mocked members of Occupy Boston, telling them:

“Happy Birthday you rotten Commies! Maybe your candidate for squaw I mean senator, Liz Warren (your founder) can bake you a cake.”

Read more here.


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This entry was posted on 07/06/2012 by in media.

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