Clay Travis Says Colin Kaepernick Getting His Way is Awful For America

Clay Travis Says Colin Kaepernick Getting His Way is Awful For America

According to the code, the flag "should never be used for advertising purposes in any manner whatsoever".

The Revolutionary War flag designed by Betsy Ross flew through the late 18th century, noted the Washington Free Beacon. "Today, much has unfolded and I can appreciate the emotion and discussion that I've heard on this important topic", Lord said in a Facebook video.

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, joined the choir of critics roasting the sportswear company by suggesting a design he says the company might like.

"Words matter, symbols matter too", the professor said. "Why don't we wear a swastika for July 4th? I'll make the first order", he added. Why don't we just have a Nike celebration of the cross-those symbols are symbols of hate. "There are many people within communities of color who understand complexity, complication, you can't have it the way you want it. But something so glaring and so apparent, that has to be dealt with", he concluded. "Nike made the decision to halt distribution of the Air Max 1 Quick Strike Fourth of July based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend and detract from the nation's patriotic holiday", the company said in an emailed statement Tuesday.

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro praised Nike's decision to pull shoes with the 13-star American flag in an interview with CBSN, saying he was "glad to see that". According to The Wall Street Journal, that choice was made following concerns raised by former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is the face of Nike's "Just Do It" 30th anniversary campaign.

Nike is also facing the wrath of U.S. Sen. Kaepernick reached out to Nike after learning they planned to release the sneaker to explain that the flag recalls an era when black people were enslaved and that it has been appropriated by white nationalist groups, a person familiar with the conversation told The Associated Press.

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