Jack Del Rio, NAACP says should be resign

Jack Del Rio, NAACP says should be resign

NAACP says should resign- Derrick Johnson issued a statement calling Del Rio's comments "offensive and ignorant" and saying he "can't coach a majority Black team.

Commander defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio issued an apology on Wednesday for comments he made about his tweet about the Capitol insurrection that occurred in January 2021. He called the insurrection a “dust-up.”

Jack Del Rio’s recent tweets and ensuing comments elicited strong reactions from those affiliated with the NFL and now a prominent civil rights organization.

Derrick Johnson, the president of the NAACP, called for the Washington Commanders’ defensive coordinator to resign or be fired for his comments comparing the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol to the racial protests that followed the murder of George Floyd.

In his initial Twitter reply, Del Rio asked why the attempted insurrection at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, was being investigated.

while what he described as “riots” during summer 2020 were not. During the summer of 2020, there were nationwide protests after the death of George Floyd, who was killed by Minneapolis law enforcement.

Floyd, who was Black, died in police custody after officer Derek Chauvin kept his knee on his neck for several minutes during an arrest.

Chauvin was later convicted of second and third-degree murder as well as second-degree manslaughter.

Chauvin was later convicted of second and third-degree murder as well as second-degree manslaughter.

Four people died during the attack on Jan. 6. The Capitol suffered damages of $1.5 million and there were over 725 arrests, according to the United States Department of Justice.

Over 225 people were charged with a crime and 140 total police officers were assaulted.