The Las Vegas Raiders are now under fire after sending out a bizarre tweet in the wake of the George Floyd trial.
The Raiders official Twitter account tweeted an image with the phrase ‘I can breathe 04-20-21.’
As The Daily Wire reports:
The Las Vegas Raiders caused an uproar on Twitter after posting a tweet regarding the announcement of the verdict in the George Floyd case in Minnesota on Tuesday.
As The Daily Wire reported, “After a little over ten hours of deliberation, a jury on Tuesday found former Minneapolis Police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in relation to the death of George Floyd.”…
The tweet in question was pinned on the Las Vegas Raiders football team’s Twitter profile on Tuesday evening. The graphic in the tweet contained the phrase, “I Can Breathe 4-20-21”
— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) April 20, 2021
Users took to Twitter to call out the team for its seemingly inappropriate response to the verdict in the George Floyd case.
I've seen a lot of bad tweets on this app but this might be first-ballot Hall of Fame worthy https://t.co/ejyfrxZynf
— Daniel Oyefusi (@DanielOyefusi) April 20, 2021
How many people participated in the approval process of this tweet
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) April 20, 2021
Everyone reading this can breathe. https://t.co/rUotVu4uzo
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) April 20, 2021