Nike and Kaepernick want you to believe in something - their bottomline

Can activism and commercialism peacefully coexist? Does activism need commercialism to compete in the marketplace of ideas? Kap and Nike are at the heart of those questions.

Jemele Hill in what is probably one of her last acts as an employee at ESPN wrote an op-ed today for The Undefeated about Nike’s 30th Anniversary of the “Just Do It” Campaign that features Colin Kaepernick. In the piece, Hill speaks the absolute truth, but in doing so she unwittingly undermines the whole notion of speaking truth to power, the very thing…

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