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Adidas Pulls Black History Month Sneaker Amidst Backlash

  • USA Today, Thursday, February 14, 2019 10:26 PM
Adidas has pulled a sneaker it was selling in honor of Black History Month after getting slammed on social media. The all-white shoe is part of a broader collection of clothing and sneakers inspired by the Harlem Renaissance. Adidas said in a statement that the shoe does "not reflect the spirit or philosophy of how Adidas believes we should recognize and honor Black History Month. After careful consideration, we have decided to withdraw the product from the collection.''

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