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Congregation Loves It as Pastor Roasts Colin Kaepernick, Cuts Up Nike Stuff

Congregation Loves It as Pastor Roasts Colin Kaepernick, Cuts Up Nike Stuff

Last week, it took just a few hours for upset folk to take to social media and cause an all-out boycott of Nike products following their decision to sign Colin Kaepernick and make him the face of their 30-anniversary "Just Do It" campaign.

Truett McConnell University in Cleveland, Georgia posted a press release on its website, September 7 that explained the university would be cutting ties with the company. Some people posted pictures cutting their Nike socks, burning their Nike shoes, and #BoycottNike started trending.

Nike's recent ad featuring former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick is a subtle sign that Nike is "solidly marching back to the top of form", wrote Canaccord Genuity analyst Camilo Lyon in a note to clients on Tuesday.

The protest centered on police brutality and racial injustice in America, but opponents argue the kneeling is disrespectful to the American flag and military.

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Morris, speaking of Kaepernick, said, "He's inked a contract with Nike".

The remaining apparel that is now in the stores will be sold and proceeds given to Wounded Warriors, a veterans charity, and the Fraternal Order of Police, he said.

Two-thirds of adult Americans believe NFL players have the right to kneel in protest during the national anthem, but the country is divided as to whether they actually approve of the demonstrations, according to poll results released by Quinnipiac University on Thursday.

About 2,600 students attend Truett McConnell.

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The monster storm showed signs of slowing down as it inched closer to the USA , according to the National Hurricane Center . Wednesday morning, the National Hurricane Center measured wave heights of up to 83 feet in the Atlantic.

Kaepernick remains a free agent.

"If Nike chooses to apologize to our troops and to our law enforcement officers, then - and only then - will TMU reconsider the brand", Caner said.

The polarized reaction to Nike's Colin Kaepernick advertisement continues as another college has severed ties with the brand, even as Nike sees increased sales numbers, according to CBS News.

The new ad sparked anger among conservatives, including President Donald Trump, who said the endorsement deal sends "a awful message" and talk of boycotts across the country.

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Bolton said the announcement about ending all involvement with and support for the ICC put the USA stance in the "public record". The Palestine Liberation Organization's office has served as a de facto embassy for the Palestinian people.

Drafting Kaepernick as a spokesman has more upside than downside risk for Nike, analysts say, because the company knows its customer base well.


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