In a world that was built on white patriarchy, women — especially Black and brown women, have been overlooked and mistreated in many areas of life including sports. Allyson Felix is a three-time world Olympic champion for the U.S. who has set an unforgettable example for women all over the world through her perseverance and courage.
The Colin Kaepernick saga's newest development is a huge win for the advocate and his supporters. There was also a third winner involved, and in my opinion it should be of no surprise. That third party is none other than the shoe company who I've credited as always being on the right side of the issue. Nike yet again made it clear that they are a forward thinking company, with a full endorsement for Kaep and the issues that he's fought so hard to bring awareness to.