4 Officers Walk Out Of WNBA Game Over Players’ Offensive Shirts

In 2016, during a WNBA game, four off-duty Minneapolis police officers working security walked off the job after seeing the Minnesota Lynx players' pre-game shirts. The shirts read "Black Lives Matter" and named two black men killed by police. The police officers asked for the players to remove the shirts, but the team refused, leading to the officers leaving in protest. Some praised the police officers' actions, while others condemned them, including the Minneapolis Mayor at the time. The incident highlighted racial tension and the need for constructive discussion about police misconduct and violence. However, the actions of both parties only perpetuated further divide instead of promoting unity.

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