Nike's favorability was slashed in half, plunging from +69 favorable impression among consumers before the Kaepernick announcement to only +35 favorable after the announcement. And right now, Nike, thanks to the ad, is a symbol for Kaepernick's social justice cause. Davis, echoing the sentiments of many police officers and service members, said Kaepernick is not an accurate depiction of someone who has sacrificed. Stay that way. Because what non-believers fail to understand is that calling a dream insane is not an insult.
The former 49ers quarterback is revealed as the narrator toward the end of the spot. To celebrate that rich diversity, the second film in the JDI series, "Dream Crazy", focuses on a collection of stories that represent athletes who are household names and those who should be.
And at the video's end, walking through a city, Kaepernick stated, "So don't ask if your dreams are insane". Mentions of and comments about Nike on social media platforms rose 1,678 percent Sunday and Monday, according to 4C data.
"Nike is a company", he said. "If we have a contract, we'll honor it, but we strongly support law enforcement and strongly support our military and veterans who died to protect our freedoms and if the company really believes what Colin Kaepernick believes, it's going to be hard for us to keep doing business with them". He scored a legal victory last week in his grievance against the National Football League and its 32 teams when an arbitrator allowed his case to continue to trial.
A similar grievance is still pending by former San Francisco teammate Eric Reid, a Pro Bowl safety who joined in the protests.
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For his part, Rouhani demanded an immediate withdrawal by American forces in the country, which the other leaders agreed with. Putin said a ceasefire would be pointless as it would not involve Islamist militant groups it deems terrorists.
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Still, it was a significant response on a controversial ad campaign and one Woods fully endorsed. The complaint, brought by Shiva Stein, Alison Sherman and Lisa Udine and seeking $20 million in damages, accused Nike of widespread bullying and gender discrimination of female employees, as detailed in numerous news reports.
Oppenheimer analyst Brian Nagel commended Nike for its "more edgy, risky" campaign, while refreshing the three-decades-old "Just Do It" slogan. Some fans responded to Kaepernick's sponsorship deal by cutting or burning gear with Nike's signature swoosh logo.
Daring to take a political stand has become a new paradigm for brands, as they seek to connect with a younger generation and changing political views, said Goldman.