MN Professional Sports Teams Show Support on #BlackOutTuesday
Many in the Minnesota community are rallying together in support of George Floyd today. You can Count Minnesota sports teams among them in what is known as #BlackOutTuesday.
The Minnesota Twins, Vikings, Wild, and Timberwolves have all been showing their support for George Floyd and the Floyd family over the past week. It continues today with all their social media posts saying #BlackOutTuesday with black screens, and their logos changed as well.
It’s also not just the teams, but some players have also joined in to express their thoughts and feelings, as well as show their support.
Minnesota Vikings Wide Reciever Adam Thielen posted on his Twitter page:
...My family and I love this city, community, state and this country and I want to see real change, love and fairness for ALL people, no matter who you are or what you look like. - @athielen19
And Minnesota Wild Defenseman Matt Dumba tweeted this:
I've been sad, angry and disturbed by the senseless unjust we have all witnessed this past week. I have been scared for the families in my community. I know I do not want to feel this way again. - Twitter @matt_dumba
See their full statements below.