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Black Pastors Tell Nike To Ditch Kaepernick

Jeff Katz
July 15, 2019 - 3:39 pm

The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) has called on Nike to cut ties with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick after he raised "concerns" over the Betsy Ross shoes Nike had produced.

The president of CAAP, Rev. William Owens, tweeted this on Friday:

The tweet included a link to an online petition CAAP started urging Nike to drop Kaepernick and to produce a special edition of the Betsy Ross shoes to benefit veteran groups and organizations that assist military families.