Nike Pulls ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ Sneakers After Colin Kaepernick Raised Concern With Design

Colin Kaepernick apparently has plenty of pull within the Nike family.

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday night that Nike was pulling a model of the Air Max 1 sneakers that featured the “Betsy Ross flag” after Kaepernick “reached out to company officials saying that he and others felt the Betsy Ross flag is an offensive symbol because of its connection to an era of slavery.”

Colin Kaepernick reached out to Nike saying that he and others felt the Betsy Ross flag is an offensive...

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