Nike pulls "racist" US flag trainers after Kaepernick backlash
03 July 2019
Sportswear giant Nike has pulled a new design of trainers featuring an early version of the US flag after a complaint from Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL player, over the symbol’s connection to racism.
The Betsy Ross flag featured on the shoe, which was designed to commemorate 4 July, has been used by the American Nazi Party.
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