Home Depot apologizes for offensive Tweet.

Home Depot Deletes Racist Tweet

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Nov. 7 2013 9:51 PM

Home Depot Deletes Racist Tweet

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Pickup trucks leave a Home Depot store.

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On Thursday, Home Depot, a sponsor of ESPN’s College GameDay, tweeted out this seriously offensive promo tweet.

The tweet was subsequently deleted and the company went into damage control overdrive.

Elliot Hannon is a writer in New York City. Follow him on Twitter.

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