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Nike should be ashamed

 

July 4, 2019



You can't erase history by trying to ignore history. Nike folded under pressure from Colin Kaepernik to pull its Fourth of July Air Mike 1 Quick Strike Force tennis shoe off the market.

Kaepernik protested because the flag used on the back of the shoe was the one Betsy Ross is credited for designing to represent the 13 colonies that signed the Declaration of Independence, ending England's rule over what would become the United States of America.

Kaepernik made a name for himself while in the NFL for kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial injustice in America. That's his ri...



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