John Brennan says Colin Kaepernick gives 'meaning' to the Constitution

'Believe in Something.' Colin Kaepernick Is the Face of Nike's New 'Just Do It' Campaign

News of Kaepernick's role in the campaign comes at a delicate moment for the NFL.

According to The New York Times, Nike will be bringing out a range of Kaepernick apparel, such as shoes and T-shirts, and will donate to the star's Know Your Rights campaign. They've calculated risk. They may even have reason to believe this will make the brand more popular which means the guy burning his white air monarchs is in the minority. The ad is a stunning photograph of Kaepernick's face, with the words, "Believe in something".

Adidas stocks are also down nearly 2% today.

Kaepernick became the first player to sit and later take a knee during the national anthem during the 2016 NFL season as part of an effort to protest social injustice.

Kaepernick caused a stir when he sat on the bench while the anthem played before a National Football League game in August 2016, in a move that he said was a protest over how the country treats black people and people of color. Some people claimed they would boycott Nike, while others praised the company for taking a stand.

Kaepernick triggered a political firestorm for kneeling during the U.S. national anthemin 2016 to protest racial injustice.

"Our Soundman just cut the Nike swoosh off his socks", Rich wrote on Twitter.

There was, of course, widespread support also for the company and Kaepernick, not least from fellow Nike athlete Serena Williams.

There was some suggestion that Nike's more than 2 percent dip in the stock maret was due to the Kaepernick endorsement.

While many supporters of the former 49ers quarterback took to social media to congratulate him, some conservatives said they have had enough.

Nike is the NFL's official apparel sponsor and manufactures the jerseys and game day apparel worn by all 32 franchises.

That time is particularly apt right now, with an arbiter ruling that Kaepernick's collusion case, which he is bringing against the National Football League and its franchise owners, can proceed to a full hearing, much to the NFL's chagrin.

Kaepernick contends the owners violated their collective bargaining agreement with players by conspiring to keep him off teams.

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