New York Congressional Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called out the hypocrisy of the tweet from the Washington Redskins taking part in #blackouttuesday. The movement on social media was meant to draw attention to the historical inequities in the United States in response to the murder of George Floyd by police. Ocasio-Cortez pointed out that the team’s calling for racial justice ignores the issues surrounding the very name of their organization.

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