Target Deletes ‘2020 Is Our Year’ Tweet After Stores Burn in Minneapolis, Oakland Riots

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Target deleted a December 31, 2019 Twitter post that read “2020 is our year” on Saturday after several of the retail chain’s stores were looted and set on fire during riots in Minneapolis and Oakland this week. The unrest was related to protests that occurred in numerous cities across America following the death of George Floyd in custody after a Minneapolis police officer was recorded kneeling on his neck, despite complaints from Floyd that he couldn’t breathe.

Social media users were quick to mock Target’s Twitter post, which read, “2020 is our year… Let’s do this!” after stores in Minneapolis
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