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Colin Kaepernick Unveils New Nike ‘Just Do It’ Ad

Colin Kaepernick Unveils New Nike ‘Just Do It’ Ad

On Aug. 30, an arbitrator sided with Kaepernick and declined to dismiss the league's motion to dismiss his grievance. An image of him was used with the phrase, "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything", which refers to the fact that he has been out of the National Football League since becoming a free agent in March 2017.

But Nike customers who opposed Kaepernick's on-the-field protests were outraged by the move.

NFL owners in May approved a new policy which made it mandatory for all players on the field to stand during the pre-match ritual of the United States national anthem. Dozens of other players began joining Kaepernick, and he has become a symbol of the dividing lines over race in America. "I think every athlete, every human and definitely every African-American should be completely grateful and honored how Colin and Eric are doing so much more for the greater good, so to say", Serena said.

Trump has repeatedly gone after players who have kneeled during the National Anthem to protest the treatment of minorities in the criminal justice system.

President Trump is weighing in on Nike's new ad campaign, saying in an interview with The Daily Caller that the deal with Colin Kaepernick sends "a bad message".

Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. However, at least two other sports apparel companies-Adidas and Puma-were waiting in the wings if Nike decided not to go through with its Kaepernick deal, Yahoo Sports reported. "It's sad", Williams said after her win.

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He said there was "no reason" for the company to send the message. "I feel like that was a really powerful statement to a lot of other companies".

However, that avenue of the debate was closed when Tillman's widow respectfully asked for his image not to be used in arguments against Kaepernick's advertisement.

"I stand for anybody that believes in change".

The NFL season will start Thursday, and Kaepernick remains unsigned.

However, there has been an outpouring of support for ostracised former San Francisco 49ers player Kaepernick, who first protested by sitting during the national anthem in August 2016, later opting to kneel.

Information from ESPN's Darren Rovell was used in this report.