The Boston Police Department has deleted a tweet that honored former Boston Celtics head coach Red Auerbach, a white man, for Black History Month.
According to the Associated Press, "The department tweeted that it was paying tribute to Auerbach for being the first NBA coach to draft a black player, start five African-American players, and hire the NBA's first African-American head coach."
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