Missouri College Drops Nike After Kaepernick Campaign Rollout


Kaepernick sparked controversy when he sat, then knelt, during the National Anthem before several 2016 NFL preseason and regular-season games.

Nike recently dropped a controversial ad campaign with former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick with the slogan "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything". There are plenty of people who love this idea and plenty who hate the idea and some of the latter are destroying their Nike gear with this campaign.

At the start of the ad, Kaepernick says: "If people say your dreams are insane, if they laugh at what you think you can do, good".

The endorsement deal between Nike and Kaepernick has unsurprisingly proven controversial, prompting some to call for a boycott of the company's products.

Recently, Trump told Daily Caller: "I think it's a awful message that [Nike] are sending and the goal of them doing it, maybe there's a reason for them doing it".

Ironically, while the president's supporters were trash-talking Nike, Trump boasted in an interview with the Daily Caller: "Nike is a tenant of mine".

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But the NFL Players Association filed a grievance over the policy, saying it denied members freedom of expression, and talks could not resolve the issue before the season began. "I honour the flag". Nike's new landlords are still covering its Trump Tower rent on the Nike lease, which runs until 2022, Bloomberg reported earlier this year.

The chatter is often dominated by the complaint of kneeling during the national anthem, missing the point behind it - the racial injustice through police brutality in this country. This trumped last year's 17% increase, according to San Francisco-based Edison Trends.

Two-time Academy Award victor James Woods publicly dropped stock in the company and encouraged others to do the same.

However, they have chose to stop selling Nike gear and will also stop purchasing gear for the school with the logo on it.

"I think every athlete, every human, and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored (for Kaepernick)", she said.

Nike faced backlash over its deal with Kaepernick.

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