Gavin Newsom Nike Represents the ‘Best of our American Values’ 80 Justin Sullivan GettyJOSHUA CAPLAN3 Jul 2019
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"And my hope is that they didn't just do it to do it - that they understand the significance there. And look, there are a lot of things in our history that are still very painful", Castro said.
Some noted that no one objected to the presence of the flag as a racist symbol in 2013, which brings into doubt the legitimacy of such claims 6 years later.
The shoe's design included a depiction of the "Betsy Ross flag", which features 13 alternating red and white stripes and 13 stars to represent the original US colonies.
Nine Line Apparel released a video sharing their opinion on Nike and the decision to pull the sneakers.
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Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro on Wednesday praised Nike's controversial decision to pull shoes featuring the Betsy Ross flag, saying the early flag design that represents the Thirteen Colonies evokes pain among some Americans, much like Confederate symbols. While some accused him of disrespecting the American flag, Kaepernick maintained his protest was against systemic racism in the U.S.
The shoe was recalled and its sale cancelled by the shoe company, causing an online uproar among those defending the historical flag. The lawmaker in a tweet decried Nike as "anti-American, pure and simple".
A rival for the 2020 party nomination, former congressman Beto O'Rourke, also supported Nike's decision. "Can anyone recommend a good sneaker co that's not so woke?"
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In the last 15 years, their improvement has shown no sign of slowing, becoming one of the most-improved top teams in the world. You lose, but I thought the way we lost is exactly the way I wanted us to play. "Probably up there, yeah", she said smiling.
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