May 7, 2021

Nike urges people to stand against racism in striking new ad

By Nicole Gallucci

Nike urges people to stand against racism in striking new ad

Nike is urging people to not only acknowledge the racism that exists in America today, but to take a firm stand against it.

On Friday, the sportswear company dropped a powerful new ad, titled “For once, don’t do it.” The ad comes days after George Floyd, a black man, died when white Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee against Floyd’s neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds.

Since Floyd’s death on May 25, people across the country have been protesting racism and police brutality. Now, Nike — a brand that’s been no stranger in recent years to speaking up against injustice— is letting everyone know exactly where it stands on the issue of race in America. …

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