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Nike defends decision to pull Betsy Ross flag shoe

Nike is defending its controversial decision to pull a special edition of Fourth of July sneaker featuring the first American flag. The Air Max 1 sneaker depicted a Revolutionary-era flag on the sneaker’s heel. Nike endorser, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, reportedly objected to it, partly because of its association with slavery. Jericka Duncan reports.
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