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Home Depot Very Sorry About Racist Tweet

The Home Depot is taking steps to make amends for a racist tweet it sent from its official account on Nov. 7. The tweet, a promotion aligned with ESPN college football coverage, showed a photo of two African-Americans playing the drums along with a person wearing a gorilla mask and the caption: “Which drummer is not like the others?” Home Depot quickly pulled the tweet, but not before it was widely circulated on the Web and covered by several major news agencies.

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