May 31, 2020

Thursday, former Cub and current Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler posted a powerful statement on his Instagram addressing racial inequality in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

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Cubs co-owner Laura Ricketts responded to Fowler, who also posted the statement on Twitter, expressing support with a heartfelt, strong message.

The Cubs haven't released an official statement; the Bulls released a statement on Sunday, the first major league sports team in Chicago to do so.

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