Las Vegas Raiders Criticized for Tone-Deaf ‘I Can Breathe’ Tweet After Chauvin Verdict

The Las Vegas Raiders are receiving massive online pushback for a tone-deaf tweet in the wake of the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict.

The tweet referenced George Floyd’s dying words, “I can’t breathe,” changing them to “I can breathe” with the date of the verdict below.

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— Las Vegas Raiders (@Raiders) April 20, 2021

People were not pleased with the tweet and let the Raiders know.

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

OH MY GOD NOOOOOOOOOOOOO https://t.co/7mHUTIazlq

— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) April 20, 2021

Delete this. https://t.co/f7KDk5BdJG

— Meatloaf Crunch (@yosoymichael) Read more…

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