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Nike releases 'Don't Do It' ad to combat racism in wake of George Floyd death; 'For once, Don't do It. Don't pretend there's not a problem in America,' says advert

May 31, 2020 - The Independent UK

Nike has released a special advert with the slogan: "Don't Do It".

The phrase is a twist on the sportswear brand's trademark catchphrase: "Just Do It" and in this instance is in reference to combatting racism in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

Mr Floyd was killed on Monday after a police officer pressed a knee onto his neck until he stopped breathing.

Protests have since erupted across the country as demonstrators decry years of police brutality against African Americans...