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The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was the first NFL player to take a knee during the national anthem to protest social injustice, and has remained unsigned for almost two years.

He later added that he supports "every American's right to protest whatever they want", but added that he would be boycotting Nike.

President Donald Trump didn't tweet about Nike's new Colin Kaepernick ad yesterday, as we all had expected he would, but that didn't mean he was going to avoid the topic altogether.

However, many others were in full support of Nike's choice to use Kapernick.

Kaepernick was the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem to highlight racial injustice.

Multiple sources have told ESPN's Dan Graziano that the National Football League was not aware of the Nike ad campaign until it was launched Monday. "So, I do have a lot of respect for that".

Country star John Rich showed off a pair of Nike logos that had been removed from his soundman's socks.

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"I don't think Nike is quaking in their boots".

An arbitrator is sending Kaepernick's grievance with the NFL to trial, denying the league's request to throw out the quarterback's claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests of social injustice.

The NFL released a statement on Tuesday saying the issues raised by Kaepernick "deserve our attention and action".

He called the move by Nike a "calculated risk", and says it's one that will pay off because "even negative press is good press". They've calculated risk. They may even have reason to believe this will make the brand more popular which means the guy burning his white air monarchs is in the minority.

The campaign, which also includes LeBron James, Serena Williams, Shaquem Griffin and Odell Beckham Jr., received widespread backlash, with several people setting their Nike-wear on fire.

"Just bought a pair of nikes yesterday not knowing about this, but NOW I will be returning them!"

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