The local ACLU chapter called the town council's resolution — made days after a Louisiana mayor backtracked on his own boycott plans — "inflammatory."
In response to Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad, a high school math teacher in Louisiana posted racist remarks telling black people to “move.”
Under no circumstances will any Nike product or any product with the Nike logo be purchased, according to the memo from the mayor.
"When Nike signs an anti-American thug to represent their brand, I will not support, wear, purchase, or endorse their product. Bye-bye Nike," the principal wrote on Facebook.
You can count 1-year-old Olympia Ohanian out of the Nike boycott, as the tot is adorably copying mom Serena Williams's style in this sweet snapshot.
"Colin has been a Nike athlete since 2011," Nike spokeswoman Sandra Carreon-John said on Monday. "Colin is one of a number of athletes being featured as part of our 30th anniversary of Just Do It." She said Nike unveiled the campaign last week by releasing a film featuring Serena Williams entitled "Voice of Belief." Based on images sent by Nike, other athletes featured in the ad campaign include New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., skateboarder Lacey Baker and Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin, who is an amputee with one hand. Former NFL quarterback Kaepernick posted a black-and-white close-up of himself on Instagram and Twitter on Monday featuring the Nike logo and "Just do it" slogan along with the quote, "Believe in something.
Next week, Serena Williams will debut her newly-released Nike "Queen Collection," designed by Off-White designer and Louis Vuitton men's creative director Virgil Abloh, at the U.S. Open's 50th edition tournament in New York. Though the 23-time Grand Slam winner is historically known for her ...
Virgil Abloh isn’t letting his new job as the artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton keep him from pumping out those collaborations. Earlier this month, Nike announced Abloh will dress Serena Williams for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship in pieces from an aptly-titled The Queen Collection. The Off-White designer also spoke of crafting a collection that honors Williams’ personal narrative on the court, because she likes to “look good, feel good, and play good" — a motto she adopted from her sister, Venus.
Nike’s new athluxury collection wants to outfit women for any situation—not just sports.
On Thursday morning, Vogue announced an exciting collaboration with Nike's Jordan Brand inspired by none other than Anna Wintour. The famous editor-in-chief is the muse for two new styles of Air Jordans, including the Air Jordan I, which Wintour wears in the video teaser above. The ...
Nike has apparently put two of the ultimate summer staples together, creating the most functional — or questionable — item of the season.