Conservatives suffer more misery after NFL releases statement supporting Kaepernick

On Monday, Nike shook up the sports world by announcing that Colin Kaepernick would be the newest face on their “Just Do It” campaign. This has led to calls for boycotts of Nike products by conservatives.

Following the announcement by Nike, the NFL released a statement on social justice issues and Colin Kaepernick.

“The National Football League believes in dialogue, understanding and unity,” NFL executive VP of communications and public affairs Jocelyn Moore wrote in a statement on Tuesday. “We embrace the role and responsibility of everyone involved with this game to promote meaningful, positive change in our communities. The social justice issues that Colin and other professional athletes have raised deserve our attention and action.”

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Kaepernick started the protests back in 2016 as a response to systematic racism in the United States. While the NFL says that what he did is important, Kaepernick says that team owners are colluding against him to prevent him from playing in the league.

While Trump fans were already busy burning their Nike gear, the NFL statement seemed to push them into more misery.

 





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