Betsy Ross


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Noun1.Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)Betsy Ross - American seamstress said to have made the first American flag at the request of George Washington (1752-1836)
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Nike Inc's shares are up about 36 per cent since the start of 2018, compared with 9.20 per cent for the S&P 500 Index, despite backlash from some conservative outlets for signing controversial former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick to a marketing deal and then bowing to pressure from the left and pulling its special edition sneakers featuring the "Betsy Ross Flag" that some feel was a symbol of racism.
Colin Kaepernick has used his influence with Nike to have the company's American flag-themed shoe called the "Betsy Ross" pulled from production just days before they were to be sold to the public, prompting an immediate backlash.
If you can find a pair of the Betsy Ross shoes they are going for about $2,500.
Kaepernick, who is African American, persuaded Nike that the "Betsy Ross" flag had been co-opted by some white supremacists as a nostalgic symbol of the good of days when black people were slaves.
And now in 2019, Nike has decided not to release shoes featuring the Betsy Ross flag due to white supremacists adopting it as their own.
Nike's recall of its "Betsy Ross" American flag sneakers was a moment that reminded the huge market potential of flag-adorned merchandise and also the legal puzzles and risks involved in marketing and sale of flag-related designs.
The heel of the shoe featured a "Betsy Ross flag," a U.S.
Nike had unveiled the Air Max 1 USA featuring an American Revolution-era design known as the Betsy Ross flag imprinted on its heel to coincide with the United States's July 4 independence day.
Nike withdrew a shoe displaying an early version of the American flag after former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick warned the design was associated with slavery, US media reported on Monday.Nike had unveiled the Air Max 1 USA featuring an American Revolution-era design known as the Betsy Ross flag imprinted on its heel to coincide with the United States's July 4 independence day.
Plutzik has served as Chairman of Betsy Ross Investors, LLC since 2005.
In fact, he's such a fan of the star-spangled banner, originally designed by Betsy Ross in 1777, that he's been known to hug it.
Betsy Ross is widely credited with making the first what in 1876?