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Nike “sacrifices everything” with Kaepernick campaign

Kaepernick, number 7, played for the San Francisco 49ers until 2017.

Lakshya Vegiraju and Quinn Hoagland

November 21, 2018

Months after the Colin Kaepernick Nike advertisement released, controversy surrounding the international commercial still remains. A debate between lack of patriotism and upholding First Amendment rights continues. Two years ago, in September 2016, Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem p...

NFL practices protected speech

San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem in 2016.

Madison Vigdor

December 10, 2017

It all started with a kneel. Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers at the time, took a knee during the national anthem at a home game against the Houston Texans on Aug. 14, 2016 to start the conversation on police brutality that had been previously avoided. In a press conference,...

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