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Nike ad with Kaepernick receives unnecessary backlash

Nike ad with Kaepernick receives unnecessary backlash

Maddie Schutte

September 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion Columns

Prompting severe backlash from some and immense support from others, new Nike ad with Colin Kaepernick shows bravery and dedication to a movement that isn’t leaving any time soon. Kaepernick first tweeted the ad on Sept. 3. It was a black and white photo of him with the quote, “Believe in somet...

Kaepernick uses platform as athlete to affect necessary change

Kaepernick uses platform as athlete to affect necessary change

Sydney Hall

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Columns

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s choice to kneel during the playing of the national anthem as a protest against the brutal police killings of innocent black citizens of our country is pertinent to raising awareness and creating conversation about race in the United States. Follow...

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