Why Black Nike Employees and Their Allies Are Protesting Every Day at Lunchtime

Frustrated workers called on organizers from Portland's Justice Center protests

Black Nike Employees Matter protest
Seneca Cayson (r.) has become a default negotiator between Nike and Portland's Black Lives Matter movement. Mary Emily O'Hara
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As federal officers announced a partial retreat from riotous Portland, Ore., streets on Wednesday, the city’s Black Lives Matter protests are moving to the suburbs to focus on a new target: Nike.

@MaryEmilyOHara maryemily.ohara@adweek.com Mary Emily O'Hara is a diversity and inclusion reporter. They specialize in covering LGBTQ+ issues and other underrepresented communities.
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