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Nike Will Recognize Juneteenth As A Paid Holiday For Its Employees


Beginning this year, apparel brand Nike will be recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for its employees. Juneteenth, which is also known as the Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, and Cel-Liberation Day, memorializes when Union General Gordon Granger read orders in Galveston, Texas, freeing all enslaved people, on June 19, 1865. …

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Nike Will Continue Honoring Kobe Bryant With New Sneaker

Kobe Bryant Sneaker

Mega sportswear brand Nike is continuing to honor Kobe Bryant’s legacy with a new edition of the Kobe 5s next month. The shoe will be purple and gold to represent the color of the Los Angeles Lakers uniform. Bryant played for the Lakers his entire career starting in 1996 until …

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Colin Kaepernick’s New Nike Shoe Sells Out In Less Than A Day

Colin Kaepernick Nike Kicks

Colin Kaepernick’s new black-and-white shoe priced at $110, sold out on the first day of its North American release, according to Nike’s official website. A Nike Spokesperson spoke on their collaboration with Kaepernick stating, “This Air Force 1 season, Nike partnered with a collective of collaborators to design an AF1 …

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Nike Drops Antonio Brown From Sponsorship

Antonio Brown vs Police

Antonio Brown has been dropped from his sponsorship deal with Nike. On Thursday, the sports apparel company confirmed to USA Today that the New England Patriots receiver would no longer be affiliated with Nike. “Antonio Brown is not a Nike athlete,” the Nike spokesman said in an email. The company …

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Colin Kaepernick’s Controversial ‘Dream Crazy’ Ad Wins Nike An Emmy For Outstanding Commercial

Colin Kaepernick Nike Ad

The controversial ‘Dream Crazy’ Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick is making headlines again, and this time it’s for positive recognition. The 2-minute ad. featuring the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback took home the Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Commercial. “Dream Crazy,” produced by the Wieden+Kennedy agency, was first released last …

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