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Las Vegas Raiders face backlash over “I can breathe” tweet marking Derek Chauvin verdict – CBS News

The tweet faced backlash across social media, most notably from Lebron James.

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The Las Vegas Raiders are facing backlash over a tweet after the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. The former police officer was convicted of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
Soon after the verdict was read, the Raiders tweeted the words “I can breathe,” followed by the date. The post immediately faced criticism, with many calling it insensitive. Floyd, 46, was heard saying “I can’t breathe” as Chauvin kneeled…

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