The fallout from Nike unveiling a "Just Do It" ad campaign featuring blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick is thus: a small but vocal segment of the population defaced or burned their already-purchased Nike merchandise. The news, which was announced on September 3, led to an initial dip in Nike stock, but MarketWatch reports that the brand has rebounded with a 31% growth in online sales from September 2-4.
President Trump's re-edit of Nike this week isn't the only one.
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The College of the Ozarks, based in Point Lookout, chose to cut ties with Nike just days after the Oregon-based company unveiled the new campaign featuring the controversial football player, according to The Associated Press. They're speaking up, and that's what the Bible tells us to do, so I respect that. "Because what non-believers fail to understand, is that calling a dream insane is not an insult".
Following the revelation Monday that Kaepernick, who reportedly has been under contract with Nike since 2011, would be involved in an ad campaign, the National Football League said in a statement that it "believes in dialogue, understanding and unity" and embraces "the role and responsibility of everyone involved with this game to promote meaningful, positive change in our communities".
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Van der Zwaan, a Dutch lawyer who worked with Manafort and Gates, was also convicted of lying to prosecutors. Attorneys for Papadopoulos had sought to avoid prison, instead requesting probation.
Former San Francisco 49er Kaepernick sparked a national debate when he knelt during the national anthem in the 2016 NFL season to protest racial injustice and police brutality. "It's sad", Williams said of Kaepernick on Tuesday. "But if it's really how the leadership of the company feels and they're attacking law enforcement and military folks on objective and then why deal with them when there's plenty of others out there". He has also called Kaepernick a "son of a bitch".
While people scream at each other on social media about Kaepernick and Nike, we're here for the memes. And a store in Colorado has said it will be removing all Nike merchandise following the move.
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"But really, with or without support, I think it's huge for the guys who believe in various things to continue to fighting for the things that they believe".