The Sports World Joins ‘Blackout Tuesday’ in Support of Black Lives Matter

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Various pro sports teams across all leagues joined “Blackout Tuesday” with tweets in support of Black Lives Matter.

The Chicago Bears simply tweeted a black square and the hashtag, “#blackouttuesday.”

The 49ers tweet stated, “Black Lives Matter” and “#BlackoutTuesday

Other teams also joined in:

As to the Eagles, the Philadelphians blacked out their team logo on Twitter and featured a post by team CEO Jeffrey Lurie about the current national situation.

National Basketball Association teams also joined the effort:

The Wizards and the Heat also used the “Black Lives Matter” line.

Many Major League Baseball teams similarly joined the campaign:

The Phiilies also chose to hype the Black Lives Matter movement:

The National Hockey League also got in the act:

Meanwhile, the Chicago Blackhawks used the Black Lives Matter label:

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