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Police union, black police group disagree on Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick

Police union, black police group disagree on Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick

The 41-year-old quarterback, who is about to start his 19th National Football League season with the Patriots, was asked for his opinion on Nike's new ad starring former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick. There are plenty of people who believe that Kaepernick disrespected the American flag by kneeling to protest racial injustice during the National Anthem.

Nick Cannon was so inspired by Nike's new inspirational "Just Do It" campaign starring Colin Kapernick that he chose do something totally out of character.

"I think Nike is trying to get out ahead of it and trying to do something special, and I think they've done that".

Or, perhaps, maybe they just thought supporting the head of a campaign to stop police killings of unarmed Black people was a good idea.

"I definitely feel like Nike knew exactly what they were doing when they put this ad out, when they made a decision to use Colin Kaepernick as their spokesperson", said Courtney Reese.

The Kaepernick ad sparked some backlash on social media, with critics calling for a Nike boycott and even posting photos and videos of Nike products set on fire.

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He said Nike didn't consult his opinion on the ad that featured Kaepernick. "I feel like that was a really powerful statement to a lot of other companies". He continued to throw red meat to his political base with a tweet early Friday morning that asked, "What was Nike thinking?". And, of course, President Donald Trump's inevitable Twitter firebomb - as reliable as the sunrise.

According to The Chronicle of Higher Education, the school had revised its sports contracts last October noting that "all participating coaches and players 'show respect for the American flag and national anthem'". If you were seeking anger over the union of the shoe giant and Colin Kaepernick, the Internet provided a seemingly inexhaustible buffet of offerings the past several days.

While speaking with USA Today, Falwell elaborated on when Kaepernick wore socks depicting police officers as pigs in 2016.

But although he is not in the latest Nike campaign, Woods gave the commercial a public thumbs up.