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Michael Jordan was notoriously apolitical during his record-setting and awe-inspiring playing days, which infuriated Black critics who believed he should have been more outspoken. Jordan, however, has spoken loudly in recent days. MJ, who is universally considered the greatest player who ever lived, had already posted this somber statement after George Floyd died on Memorial…

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Strong community leaders and activists are a big part of Chicago’s culture. It’s also no secret that the city loves the game of basketball. At only 23 years old, Chicago native and former basketball player at Whitney Young High School, McKinley Nelson combined activism and basketball. He founded and runs Project Swish, a nonprofit organization…

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Ciara is continuing to “Level Up” as she makes her way into the fashion world. The 33-year-old singer has teamed up with Finish Line to take on the role of creative director for its Nike and Jordan Kids’ fall collection. The “Goodies” hitmaker made the announcement about her collaboration with sports apparel retailer on Instagram…

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A Black pastors organization has condemned former NFL star Colin Kaepernick and his “hard Left anti-American politics” and demand Nike to drop him from their roster of endorsees. The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) conveyed they were “dismayed” that the shoe and apparel manufacturing giant would recall the specially designed 4th of July sneakers…

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Shoe manufacturing goliath Nike, may have discovered that Colin Kaepernick controversies are gold for the company’s bottom line, even as the former NFL star-turned-urban hero continues to draw fire from right-wing White Americans. For the second consecutive year, Nike’s stocks soared in the heated aftermath of publicly supporting Kaepernick. When the “Swoosh” debuted their 4th…

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Athletic shoe behemoth Nike has canceled an American flag-themed shoe line after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick said the shoes feature the slavery-era flag emblem. Yahoo Sports report that Nike reflexively yanked down the shoe line from stores after Kaepernick and others raised concern that the “Betsy Ross Flag” printed on the heel of the…

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NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard has filed a lawsuit against Nike, accusing the shoe and apparel goliath of stealing his “Klaw” logo and wrongfully copyrighting it without “without Leonard’s knowledge or consent.” The Toronto Raptors’ franchise player, who is currently playing in the NBA championship series against the Golden State Warriors, says in the lawsuit that…

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In Chicago, on May 30th, Rolling out got a sneak peek  the NikeLab’s Re-Creation Center which partnered with, Off White Creator, and Louis Vuitton’s menswear artistic Director, Virgil Abloh. The Re-Creation center is in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent mile just next door to the Nike Store. The Re-Creation Center will host workshops sharing artistic…

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The nation’s most famous athlete stands alongside its most controversial. LeBron James says without equivocation that he agrees with what Colin Kaepernick stands (and kneels) for. King James, 33, flossed a Colin Kaepernick shirt to the latest Lakers preseason game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The name “Kaepernick” was emblazoned clearly on…

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Some people never fathomed they would see Colin Kaepernick running back onto the football field again. Well, now the nearly impossible looks as if it could soon become a reality. The much-maligned former quarterback’s attorney Mark Geragos spoke with TMZ in a live interview and said two NFL teams are interested in signing Kaepernick. “I would just…

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Quick, someone go check to make sure that Donald Trump hasn’t collapsed. Nike stocks are at an all-time high. Only 10 days after Trump gleefully tweeted that Nike was getting “absolutely killed with anger and boycotts” for audaciously using former quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of its “Just Do It” 30th anniversary campaign, the sports apparel behemoth’s…

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