Colin Kaepernick leads Nike's 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' ad campaign

Colin Kaepernick leads Nike's 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' ad campaign

"Even if it means sacrificing everything", as part of the 30th anniversary of Nike's Just Do It campaign. Pictures were shared of people destroying Nike logos, while #NikeBoycott began trending as people talked of switching company alliances.

"I think it's a bad message that they're sending and the goal of them doing it, maybe there's a reason for them doing it", Trump said in an interview with The Daily Caller.

She said of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick: "He's done a lot for the African-American community, and it's cost him a lot".

Kaepernick, who began kneeling in protest of racial injustice during the USA national anthem in August of 2016, is entering a second National Football League season without being on a team roster.

Following the release of the campaign, people on Twitter started the hashtags #BoycottNike and #JustBurnIt, because that'll send a message obviously. The fact that teams with a need for a quarterback have passed up the chance to sign Kaepernick left many to believe owners were either punishing him for his stance or believe his presence would alienate fans.

Does Colin Kaepernick's new Nike ad make you want to pull out those pricey Nike sneakers and cut them to bits?




ESPN reporter Darren Rovell, who broke the news yesterday, reported Nike's new "Just Do It" campaign would target 15- to 17-year-old teenagers and also include professional athletes Odell Beckham Jr., Shaquem Griffin, Lacey Baker, Serena Williams and LeBron James.

Kaepernick was the first to kneel during the national anthem before NFL games to protest racial inequality and police brutality.

Following Nike's decision, people are now burning their branded trainers and clothing in a demonstration of their own.

The former National Football League quarterback posted a black-and-white close-up of himself on Instagram and Twitter on Monday featuring the Nike logo and "Just do it" slogan along with the quote, "Believe in something".

Representatives for Kaepernick and the National Football League did not respond to requests for comment on Monday.

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