Nike, Kaepernick ads called 'gutsy move' as reaction continues
05 September, 2018, 23:39 | Author: Heather Diaz
Two days after Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, sparked outrage across social media for being the face of Nike's new ad campaign, the company has released the full two-minute long spot. "Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything", it reads.
People who've purchased clothing or shoes from Nike in the past three months, however, feel different. Nike's decision to mark the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" campaign with a poster of Kaepernick announcing: "Believe in something".
Kaepernick's protests of racial injustice - which began in August 2016 with sitting and later kneeling during the national anthem - launched a movement across the NFL.
"I feel like they can choose or they cannot choose". Although he faced backlash during his football career for kneeling during the national anthem, Kaepernick also chose to just do it.
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The team at Buckingham Research believes Nike's move will ultimately pay off as the company targets "younger millennial and urban demographics", as cited by Reuters. "We embrace the role and responsibility of everyone involved with this game to promote meaningful, positive change in our communities", said Jocelyn Moore, the NFL's executive vice president of communications and public affairs.
"My guess is that the audience that is reacting so badly to this aren't buying a lot of Nikes anyway", he said. Others burned their Nike apparel and shared videos of it online. The Game - who also runs his own charity organization, The Robin Hood Project for families in need - can't say whether he thinks it'll happen but he does have hope that they might.
"Not long after the ad was released, an National Football League spokesperson said, "the social justice issues Colin and other athletes raised deserve our attention and action".
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