Chicago police caught on video blasting ‘Sweet Home Alabama’ during protest

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Some Chicago Police officers are being investigated for playing, what some consider, a racist song, during a recent protest.

A video shows what appears to be an unmarked police car playing the song, “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The car is slowly going by a police brutality protest in Garfield Park Saturday.

Some have said that the song, from 1974, praises former Alabama Governor George Wallace, who supported segregation.

The band says it doesn’t.

Others say the song was played because the University of Alabama was playing in the SEC championship college football game later that day.

Watch full video below:

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