Yvonne Abraham

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Boston Cop who called Skip Gates a "Banana-Eating Jungle Monkey" has BPD Hearing

Boston Cop who called Skip Gates a "Banana-Eating Jungle Monkey" has BPD Hearing

Democratic operatives across Massachusetts are not the only fools concerned about their jobs today. Boston Police Department officer Justin Barrett - whose love letter to...
By Chris Faraone  |  January 19, 2010

Abraham on Barrett--plus, Barrett's lame defense

In a newly posted item at, Globe columnist and Phoenix alum Yvonne Abraham explains why she quickly deleted the email that got BPD Officer...
By Adam Reilly  |  July 30, 2009

Extreme makeover: Globe edition

Earlier this week, in an e-mail to the Boston Globe newsroom, editor Marty Baron announced the imminent departure of three key employees.

Now more than ever, this is Marty Baron’s newspaper

By ADAM REILLY  |  March 12, 2008

A rare thumbs-up

When two of the Boston Globe ’s three metro columnists left the paper earlier this year there was talk that Editor Marty Baron might simply leave their jobs unfilled.
The Globe turns out two good choices
By ADAM REILLY  |  June 20, 2007

Savage love

First things first: congratulations to Globe reporter Charlie Savage on a much-deserved Pulitzer Prize.
What we talk about when we talk about the Globe’s Pulitzer
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 18, 2007