Randy Moss inducted into HOF wearing tie honoring African Americans killed by police

(CNN) — Former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss used his wardrobe to make a powerful statement at his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction, wearing a necktie bearing the names of African Americans killed by police or while in police custody.

Moss’s black tie with gold lettering listed more than 10 names, including Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, Sandra Bland, and Alton Sterling.

Rice, 12, was shot and killed in 2014 by a Cleveland, Ohio officer who mistook his toy gun for a real weapon. Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by a NYPD officer in 2014. Gray died after sustaining a neck injury while in the custody of Baltimore police in 2015.

Bland died in a Waller County, Texas jail in July 2015, three days after being arrested for allegedly failing to use a turn signal. Sterling was…

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