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Adidas Speaks Out Against Racism While Boarding Up Stores

Adidas posted about racism on social media while simultaneously shutting down U.S. outlets because of protests across the country.“Together is how we move forward,” one of the company’s statements read, under the word RACISM crossed out. “Some followers praised the German sportswear retailer,” according to The New York Times. “Others noted that the post didn’t mention Mr. Floyd or police brutality, containing mostly unspecific aphorisms. ‘You did it adidas you stopped racism’ one follower sarcastically replied.”

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