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Taking a page from the Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush decided to wear a warm-up shirt with the phrase “I can’t breathe” scrawled over the front as a way to protest the death of Eric Garner and challenge police violence nationwide.
Just a day before, Rose was seen rocking a similar shirt with the phrase emblazoned on the front — words that were Garner’s last before he was choked to death by a New York City police officer in July. Just last week, a Staten Island grand jury elected not to indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo in Garner’s death.
Both actions come a week after a handful of St. Louis Rams players were ordered to apologize for coming out on the field with their hands in the air as a tribute to Michael Brown Jr., the unarmed black teenager killed…
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