Troy Deeney urges social media firms and government to tackle racism

28 June 2020 01:25
Watford captain says George Floyd killing has been a catalyst#PlayersTogether initiative raffling Black Lives Matter shirtsTroy Deeney has called on social media companies and the government to do more to eradicate racism after the #PlayersTogether initiative launched a raffle of Black Lives Matter shirts worn by Premier League footballers.Watford’s captain, who is proud that #PlayersTogether is raising funds for the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Foundation with the Shirts for Change raffle, believes that it remains too easy to abuse people anonymously on social media websites and argued that more needs to be done to tackle racist attitudes following the killing of George Floyd by police in the United States. Related: Sheffield United v Arsenal: FA Cup quarter-final – live! Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian