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  • Nike reveals Colin Kaepernick monochromatic Icon Jersey 2.0 and explains its meaning

    09/17/2020 8:13:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | September 16, 2020 | Shanna McCarriston
    Nike has revealed photos of The Colin Kaepernick Icon Jersey 2.0, a black monochromatic jersey that features his NFL number, 7, and his last name on the back. The jersey is in celebration of four years since Kaepernick took a knee on the NFL sideline to protest inequality in the country and police brutality against people of color.
  • Nike and Other Companies Profit From Slave Labor. As Pastors, We Say 'Enough!'

    09/12/2020 9:52:42 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | September 12, 2020 | Bishop Aubrey Shines
    It feels like a lifetime since we lived in a world without constant, violent mobs running through the streets. Four months ago, George Floyd tragically died in police custody. Since then, protests that began as calls for legitimate police reform were hijacked by Black Lives Matter, a movement whose own founders identify as Marxists and whose platform includes, among other things, the destruction of the nuclear family. As you might expect, with such a group at the helm the protests quickly spiraled out of control.Even as our cities burned, numerous companies and large corporations rushed to kneel at the altar...

    08/27/2020 11:41:19 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 76 replies
    “It’s amazing why we keep loving this country,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday, “and this country does not love us back.” When police shoot or kill a black criminal suspect it explains how America feels about black people? When police kill a white criminal suspect does it explain how America feels about white people? We have to break from thought bubbles, the social media silos that confirm our worst biases about the opposite race. The NBA Bubble is toxic. It was bound to burst, bound to foment racial animus. The Bubble is a museum dedicated to defining America as...
  • Blackburn, Rubio Blast NBA for Covering Up Chinese Training Center Abuse

    08/09/2020 7:08:39 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 3 replies
    Free ^ | 8/7/2020 | Collin Anderson
    'History will not judge kindly those who remained silent or were complicit in the Chinese Communist Party's human rights abuses' Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) and Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) accused the NBA of being complicit in "Chinese state-sanctioned abuse of children" after the league misled lawmakers on its training academy in Xinjiang, China. "Recent investigations suggest that your organization has been aware of Chinese state-sanctioned abuse of children in its Xinjiang basketball training camps, but did not take action," a Thursday letter from Blackburn and Rubio to NBA commissioner Adam Silver states. "The Chinese Government and Communist Party are...
  • NBA, NFL & Nike Run Today's Plantations

    08/07/2020 4:12:39 AM PDT · by dmam2011 · 13 replies
    Clarksvillian UnderGround ^ | July 28, 2020 | Eric Fisher
    (CU News) - Nike leads the way by telling us they're fighting “against discrimination in communities worldwide.” Not only that but they are “working every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice.” Is it just self-serving lip service, a flat lie or both? If true, why would their shoes be made by an oppressive and morally corrupt dictatorship? China is the flagship for so many evils that protesters and left wing activists quickly reference as American shortcomings. Again, we're left wondering is it intentional or ignorance? The uniforms LeBron James and all the NBA players...
  • NIKE Eyes 500 Oregon HQ layoffs.

    08/03/2020 5:08:27 PM PDT · by DAC21 · 64 replies
    US News ^ | 8/3/20 | Associated "Commie" Press
    Nike has filed documents with the state of Oregon that show its recently announced layoffs will eliminate at least 500 jobs at the company’s world headquarters near Beaverton.
  • Soccer star Megan Rapinoe speaks out about race and change as part of new Nike campaign

    07/30/2020 9:14:07 AM PDT · by C19fan · 58 replies
    CNBC ^ | July 30, 2020 | Jessica Golden
    Soccer star Megan Rapinoe says the world has gone through big changes this year when it comes to race and equality but the conversation needs to continue. "Players may be back on the pitch, but we are not going back to an old normal. We need to continue to reimagine this world and make it better," she said in a statement.
  • Nike should quit lecturing on social justice — and atone for using slave labor in China

    07/26/2020 6:08:33 PM PDT · by TBP · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 25, 2020 | By Steven W. Mosher
    The Social Justice Warriors who run Nike, for example, pompously inform us that they are fighting “against discrimination in communities worldwide.” Not only that but they are “work[ing] every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice.” Really, Nike? Then why do you have your shoes made by an oppressive, morally bankrupt regime? China is the ugly poster child, the living exemplar, for all of the evils that you are so quick to condemn America for. Right now, at this very moment, the Chinese Communists are eliminating the Uyghurs, a Turkish-speaking people who live in China’s...
  • Nike should quit lecturing on social justice — and atone for using slave labor in China

    07/25/2020 12:51:19 PM PDT · by karpov · 13 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 25, 2020 | Steven W. Mosher
    Woke companies are constantly hectoring America on its failings. The Social Justice Warriors who run Nike, for example, pompously inform us that they are fighting “against discrimination in communities worldwide.” Not only that but they are “work[ing] every day to erase the stain of racism and the damage of injustice.” Really, Nike? Then why do you have your shoes made by an oppressive, morally bankrupt regime? China is the ugly poster child, the living exemplar, for all of the evils that you are so quick to condemn America for. Right now, at this very moment, the Chinese Communists are eliminating...
  • Michael Avenatti is broke, can’t afford legal fees, lawyer claims

    07/19/2020 11:52:58 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 July 2020 | Lee Ross
    Michael Avenatti is broke and can’t pay his legal fees, the California attorney who has represented the discredited lawyer for more than a year claims. Dean Steward filed a motion in federal court Saturday detailing Avenatti’s financial woes and is now asking for taxpayer help to cover his costs. . . . The disgraced lawyer faces three-dozen counts of fraud, tax evasion and other alleged crimes. He was convicted in February of trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike and is also accused of bilking money from Stormy Daniels, his most famous client. Avenatti has yet to be sentenced...
  • On the Redskins' name, it's corporate America and the liberal media against Native Americans

    07/03/2020 12:36:47 PM PDT · by Renkluaf · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/3/20 | Timothy P. Carney
    Would you be surprised if multinational corporations and wealthy, powerful, mostly white commentators in New York and D.C. got their way over the will of Native Americans on an issue that is mostly about Native Americans? I wouldn’t be. In other words, I won’t be surprised if our wokeness-obsessed corporate titans combine with our ever-leftward-lurching media to strip the Washington Redskins of their name — despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of Native Americans are not offended by it. FedEx, the named sponsor of the stadium where the Redskins play, demanded that the team change its name. Nike won’t...
  • Nike Remains Quiet After Kaepernick Calls Independence Day a ‘Celebration of White Supremacy’

    07/05/2020 5:48:52 PM PDT · by blam · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-5-2020 | Dylan Gwinn
    Nike has not responded to a request for comment after Colin Kaepernick, one of their leading pitchmen, called Independence Day a “celebration of white supremacy.” On Saturday afternoon, as 4th of July festivities were getting underway across the country. Kaepernick took to Twitter and accused America of having “dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized” black people for centuries. Black ppl have been dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized + terrorized by America for centuries, & are expected to join your commemoration of “independence”, while you enslaved our ancestors. We reject your celebration of white supremacy & look forward to liberation for all. ✊🏾
  • Levin: Some questions for LeBron James

    07/05/2020 2:13:01 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    Mark Levin Facebook ^ | JULY 5, 2020· | Mark Levin
    MARK LEVIN·SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2020· Some questions for LeBron James: 1. What exactly is your definition of "systemic racism" and in what systems does it exist? Everywhere? The NBA? In the neighborhoods where you own multi-million dollar estates? 2. Why don't you live in communities you claim to care about, rather than presumably systemically racist communities? 3. Why didn't or don't you send you children to public schools in communities you claim to care about? 4. You say there is voting oppression and suppression taking place in the country. Exactly which voting locations are you talking about, have you informed...
  • Washington Redskins to 'conduct thorough review' of team name after major sponsor FedEx called for a change and Nike dropped their merchandise from its online stores

    07/03/2020 9:22:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 101 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 3, 2020 | Ales Raskin
    Amid growing pressure from Native American groups, sponsors, and even the city's mayor, the Washington Redskins have announced they will conduct a 'thorough review' of the team's name, which is considered by many to be offensive. 'In light of recent events around our country and feedback from our community, the Washington Redskins are announcing the team will undergo a thorough review of the team's name,' read the statement. 'This review formalizes the initial discussions the team has been having with the league in recent weeks.' Friday's statement came after the team received a formal name-change request from FedEx, which was...
  • Nike Removes Redskins Gear from Website

    07/03/2020 9:14:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies ^ | 7/3/2020 | Dyland Gwinn
    Nike, in an apparent bid to force the Washington Redskins to change their name, has removed all Redskins gear from its website. Moreover, the vertical drop-down menu on the left side of the screen, which displays the names of all 32 NFL teams, does not show the Washington Redskins. “Last year, Nike omitted the team name from its annual Salute to Service collection,” according to Pro Football Talk. “The more recent action sends a much stronger message.” Despite Nike’s apparent new-found problem in doing business with the Redskins. The athletic apparel giant does not appear to have any problem maintaining...
  • Study: Nike, Apple, BMW Among 83 Brands Using Chinese Muslim Slave Labor

    07/02/2020 11:28:17 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 20 replies ^ | March 2, 2020 | FRANCES MARTEL
    A report published Sunday by an Australian think tank revealed that as many as 83 internationally known brands – including Nike, BMW, Apple, Sony, Google, Lacoste, and Nintendo – have active ties to factories where evidence suggests the Communist Party has shipped Uyghur Muslims to engage in forced labor.
  • Nike pulls Washington Redskins apparel from its website amid team name controversy

    07/02/2020 11:05:50 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    Fox Business ^ | July 02 2020 | Thomas Barrabi
    Nike appeared to have pulled Washington Redskins merchandise off its website Thursday night hours after team sponsor FedEx publicly called on the franchise to change its name. Searches on Nike’s website for the team's apparel yielded no results. The Washington Redskins name was also scrubbed from a menu listing all 31 other NFL teams on Nike’s online marketplace. Nike did not immediately return a request for comment Thursday.
  • Nike Reports Surprise $790 Million Loss, 46% Plunge In North American Sales

    06/25/2020 5:21:27 PM PDT · by blam · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6-25-2020
    New York (AFP) – Sports giant Nike reported a surprise loss Thursday as shutdowns due to COVID-19 prompted a big drop in revenues in spite of higher online sales. Nike reported a loss of $790 million in the quarter ending May 31, which translated to a loss of 51 cents per share compared with analyst expectations for nine cents per share in profit. Revenues tumbled 38 percent to $6.3 billion following huge declines in sales in most of the world. In North America, the company’s biggest operating region, revenues plunged 46 percent to $2.2 billion. A bright spot was online...
  • Corporate America’s Strategy Of Mob Appeasement Will Destroy it, Just As It Always Has

    06/17/2020 6:45:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 17, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Twenty-six years ago, Morgan Stanley hired Marilyn Booker as their first diversity director, charged with overseeing corporate efforts from the firm’s New York City headquarters, a 685-foot, glass, Times Square skyscraper. Ten years ago, Booker left that post to work in their financial wealth management division. Seven months ago, Booker was fired.But that was before video aired of George Floyd’s death, and spreading, national protests escalated into riots, violence, church burning, monument defacing, and occupations. How quickly things change. Now Booker is leading a group of black women in suing the company that employed her for a quarter-century, charging that...
  • Looters Strike at Macy’s and the Heart of Manhattan as City Reels. The mayhem in the central business district — long an emblem of New York’s stature — was a new blow to a city already weakened by the virus outbreak.

    06/02/2020 1:14:51 PM PDT · by karpov · 61 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 2, 2020 | Christina Goldbaum, Liam Stack and Alex Traub
    The looters tore off the plywood that boarded up Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square, swarming by the dozens inside to steal whatever they could find before being chased down by the police. Others smashed the windows at a Nike store, grabbing shirts, jeans and zip-up jackets. They crashed into a Coach store,ransacked a Bergdorf Goodman branch and destroyed scores of smaller storefronts along the way. The eruption of looting in the central business district of Manhattan — long an emblem of the New York’s stature and prowess — struck yet another blow to a city reeling from the nation’s...