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Nike Remains Quiet After Kaepernick Calls Independence Day a ‘Celebration of White Supremacy’
Breitbart ^ | 7-5-2020 | Dylan Gwinn

Posted on 07/05/2020 5:48:52 PM PDT by blam

Nike has not responded to a request for comment after Colin Kaepernick, one of their leading pitchmen, called Independence Day a “celebration of white supremacy.”

On Saturday afternoon, as 4th of July festivities were getting underway across the country. Kaepernick took to Twitter and accused America of having “dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized” black people for centuries.

Black ppl have been dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized by America for centuries, & are expected to join your commemoration of “independence”, while you enslaved our ancestors. We reject your celebration of white supremacy & look forward to liberation for all. ✊🏾 pic.twitter.com/YCD2SYlgv4

— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) July 4, 2020

Kaepernick, the NFL’s original anthem protester, has not played in the NFL since the end of the 2016 season. After a long legal battle with the NFL, in which he accused the league of “blackballing” him and fellow protester Eric Reid, the NFL eventually settled the suit with Kaepernick. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently apologized for not listening to Kaepernick and other protesters. He then went so far as to say he would “encourage” a team to sign Kaepernick.

Nike has a history of tolerating Kaepernick’s radical activism and frequent attacks on America, especially on the 4th of July. Just prior to the Independence Day holiday last year, news broke that Kaepernick had convinced Nike to ditch the “Betsy Ross Flag” sneakers that the company had produced to commemorate the nation’s founding. As it turns out, Kaepernick had reached out to Nike company officials saying that “he and others felt the Betsy Ross flag is an offensive symbol because of its connection to an era of slavery.”

Shortly following Kaepernick’s complaint, Nike asked retailers to return the shoes.

While Kaepernick is far from Nike’s #1 pitchman...

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(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blacks; boycottnike; boycottracistnike; chatforum; kaepernick; nevernevernike; nevernike; neverracistnike; nike; racistnike; satanism; tds; unamerican
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1 posted on 07/05/2020 5:48:52 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

Is Kaepernick an employee or not Nike ?


2 posted on 07/05/2020 5:50:36 PM PDT by butlerweave
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To: blam

White marketed Nike products must be in significant decline.


3 posted on 07/05/2020 5:50:50 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama Fascism:http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: blam

As is Ironically Roger Goodell, Mike Florio, Lebron James and the rest of the people who said Kap is owed an apology


4 posted on 07/05/2020 5:51:12 PM PDT by Lod881019
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To: blam

Thus saith the @$$hole whose Black family abandoned him to be adopted by white parents. Did anyone even notice that journalistic style mandates that Black be capitalized when speaking about the favored race while white remains in lower case?


5 posted on 07/05/2020 5:51:25 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (The politicized state destroys aspects of civil society, human kindness and private charity.)
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To: blam

“””Kaepernick took to Twitter and accused America of having “dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized” black people for centuries. “”””

He represents Nike, whose shoes are made by slaves in China.


6 posted on 07/05/2020 5:52:00 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: blam

Stop buying Nike and subsidizing Crapperdick.


7 posted on 07/05/2020 5:52:02 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizens Are Born Here of Citizen Parents|Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: blam

Isn’t Nike White owned?

LOL


8 posted on 07/05/2020 5:52:21 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Some of the folks around these parts have been sniffing super flu.)
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To: blam

There’s almost no white kids or parents who stopped buying Nike items because of their stand on anything. They lost a tremendous in store volume.

how can anyone seriously point to an article or revenues or profits or losses from a quarter in which a large part of the country was shut down?

clothing and shoes or sneakers are still the one thing I will not buy online.

I would love if that was the reason for their loss, patriotism.

I am sure their sales will rebound tremendously this quarter


9 posted on 07/05/2020 5:53:53 PM PDT by dp0622 (TRUMP!)
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To: butlerweave

NEVER NIKE


10 posted on 07/05/2020 5:54:34 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: blam

I literally hope they go bankrupt.

Its all on them. TAKE THEM DOWN LORD. AND EVERYONE ELSE WHO BELIEVES THE WAY THEY DO.


11 posted on 07/05/2020 5:54:51 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not Averse to Going Bronson.)
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I almost regret the things Kaepernick says about America aren’t true because if they were, he would’ve been packed off to a permanent tropical vacation on Devil’s Island long ago.


12 posted on 07/05/2020 5:54:54 PM PDT by stormhill
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IF I was a NIKE person on the board....I'd stop promoting CK.

I have not bot NIKE shoes for years...but this should hurt the brand....

13 posted on 07/05/2020 5:55:14 PM PDT by Osage Orange (qcsi)
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I will never buy China again. I will never buy Nike again.


14 posted on 07/05/2020 5:55:15 PM PDT by yldstrk (Bingo! We have a winner!)
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To: dp0622

My whole family of 6 stopped getting Nikes on purpose. Adidas mostly now. Hope they become the jordache of sneakers.


15 posted on 07/05/2020 5:55:49 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: shelterguy

Ouch! That hurts!


16 posted on 07/05/2020 5:58:41 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Why are they called globalists? Because they want the whole world!)
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I remember over two decades ago expressing the opinion online that Nike’s taking advantage of the slave labor the Chicoms were handing to them on a silver platter was utterly immoral, magically getting profits of way over 1,000 percent. Certain people who styled themselves “conservative” (and later expressing very anti-conservative opinions) praised Nike for being such smart capitalists, in response . . .


17 posted on 07/05/2020 5:59:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: butlerweave

ESAD, Poodlehead.


18 posted on 07/05/2020 6:00:20 PM PDT by Viking2002 ("If a really stupid person becomes senile......how can you tell?" - George Carlin)
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To: Lod881019

Goodell runs a sports entertainment business that is extremely profitable. Over 75% of his entertainer/athletes are black. Principles don’t matter to him as much as profits. If military honor guards and flyovers were in vogue, Goodell was very patriotic. Now that the Marxist BLM has the support and attention of his entertainers, he can’t say or do enough to support BLM. The man has no real honor . What he doesn’t understand is that despite his patronizing support, the Marxists at the core of BLM would like nothing more than to roast his carcass on a spit and feed him to the dogs.


19 posted on 07/05/2020 6:00:39 PM PDT by allendale
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To: blam

We must economically destroy these people. I mean all leftists.


20 posted on 07/05/2020 6:00:42 PM PDT by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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