Nike Reportedly Yanked Sneakers With the Betsy Ross American Flag Design Over Concerns Raised by Kaepernick

Nike apparently planned to release sneakers with the Betsy Ross flag design––with the 13 stars representing the original 13 colonies––over concerns raised by Colin Kaepernick.

The Wall Street Journal reported tonight on Nike’s decision, asking retailers to send shoes back after shipping them out. Kaepernick reportedly raised concerns over the symbolism of the old U.S. Flag:

After images of the shoe were posted online, Mr. Kaepernick, a Nike endorser, reached out to company...


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