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The NFL and Trump both reek of hypocrisy over George Floyd's death

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

America's richest league wants us to believe it will fight the racism endemic in US society. It wasn't so keen when Colin Kaepernick was kneeling On one hand we have the president of the United States urging governors to “dominate” those protesting against the heartless, brutal killing of George Floyd, while saying absolutely nothing about holding to account officers such as Daniel Pantaleo ; Betty Jo Shelby ; Darren Wilson ; Blane Salamoni ; and Jeronimo Yanez. On the other hand, we have seen an abundance of organizations - from McDonald's to Netflix to the NBA - issuing statements about...
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