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Originally posted by thefreepatriot
reply to post by CSquared288
make sure you update it with the whole email the LEO sent... and dont forget to put it on facebook.... and how long will you have it posted there? thanks
The LEO didn't call the guy a racist name, he describe his actions. You are the exact kind of person I am talking about, seeing everything as race based. Get over yourself. Racial tensions are so tight in this country because people like you want to call racism over every little thing. The e-mail clearly stated that he acted like a monkey. If the guy said "he looked like", then I could see it being a valid claim. But in this case it isn't. He was describing the guys actions.
Originally posted by whaaa
The Fox affiliate in Boston has published the text of the email Boston police officer Justin Barrett sent in which he referred to Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as a "banana-eating jungle monkey."
It now appears Barrett's email was a letter to the editor of the Boston Globe, complaining of the Globe's coverage of the Gates arrest on July 16.
if you're being completely honest, what good does it do to "control" what it is that comes out of your mouth
Originally posted by Aggie Man
reply to post by whaaa
So it appears that there IS racism in the Boston PD after all...Like there was ever any doubt.
Just my 2-cents
Originally posted by xmotex
I can't believe so many people are defending this guy.
Is ATS becoming the new home of the KKK or what?
This clown should not have a gun and a badge.
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