Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams says he believes race played a role in the reaction of police to protesters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.
Adams claimed that if it had been Black Lives Matter marchers that broken into the building, there would have been “casualties.”
On Wednesday afternoon, a group of unruly marchers pushed their way into the Capitol building, scattering members of the police force that had been called out to keep people out of the building. Inside, Congress was meeting to certify the Electoral College voting results.
After the chaos at the Capital, Adams tweeted: “Can’t imagine the casualties there would be had that been BLM… Wtf is going on.”
Can’t imagine the casualties there would be had that been BLM… Wtf is going on.
— Davante Adams (@tae15adams) January 6, 2021
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