Adidas pulls ss after controversial shackles are tied to slavery

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  1. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Adidas pulls sneakers after controversial shackles are tied to slavery.


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    Shiv is gonna love these!


    LOS ANGELES - Only a few days after revealing a bizarre sneaker online, Adidas has decided to squelch the design that some people have labeled as racist and insensitive to slavery.

    Adidas posted a Facebook photo of the JS Roundhouse Mids, a shoe that comes with a plastic shackle attached to it. The company tried to market the shoe as a trendy design that it’s wearer would not want to remove.

    “Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?†Adidas asked on its Facebook post.

    Read more: http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/ne...al-shackles-are-tied-to-slavery#ixzz1yGSLHKiY
     
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  2. MatthewT

    MatthewT Awaiting The Rapture VIP

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    meanwhile some Kanye West sneakers sell for multiple hundreds of dollars to inner city youth :coffee:
     
  3. DarkFriday

    DarkFriday Fired as a MOD...Twice. Gold

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    Pussies.

    I just got of the phone with my broker, I told him to dump my Adidas stock.

    I blame Bush. :coffee:
     
  4. Jack-A-Roe

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    omg you read Yahoo too?!?!
     
  5. Peau de Soie

    Peau de Soie Edit Button? Thanks LaserTilt!

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    So this is the first time in 25 years most people have read or uttered the word "Adidas". Mission accomplished.
     
  6. TripTo My Taint

    TripTo My Taint Well-Known Member

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    Local news, dude; local news.

    Stick to Shakedown Street, bro.
     
  7. Jack-A-Roe

    Jack-A-Roe Active Member

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    omg, i watch local news too
     
  8. Reggae Mistress

    Reggae Mistress Old Catcher's Mitt

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    Slavery sneakers. What's next? Holocaust heels? It was a dumb idea that somehow made it thru all the funnels...what was the logo? "Be a Slave to the Game"?
     
  9. Shivvy

    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    saw that article earlier