Earlier this week, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was revealed as the face of Nike's latest "Just Do It" campaign, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the advertising slogan that has become synonymous with the sportswear brand.
The chatter is often dominated by the complaint of kneeling during the national anthem, missing the point behind it - the racial injustice through police brutality in this country.
After his father critiqued Nike for its campaign with ex-NFL star Colin Kaepernick on Twitter, Donald Trump Jr. chose to take to Instagram to do the same.
The image is a hoax, merely a manipulated version of an older viral image showing a "Made in China" tag on a "Make America Great Again" hat. "Investors in OR, where Nike is headquartered, are buying the stock 850 percent more than they are selling".
Some people have said they will boycott Nike because of its association with Kaepernick.
The spot aired during the first ad break in the third quarter of the Eagles-Falcons game on Thursday night. I wonder if they had any idea that it would be this way? He said Nike's endorsement deal with Kaepernick sends "a bad message".
Woods has been endorsed by Nike his whole career.
It should be noted the overall response to the new Kaepernick ad has been positive. Disrespectful of the American flag, they argued.
Jenkins said Nike's commercial is changing the portrayal of Kaepernick in the public eye.
New Balance tried to steer clear of politics in 2016 after coming out in support of Trump's desire to remove the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
"Nike wants to be on the right side of history and the right side of its core consumers", he said.