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Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad is nominated for an Emmy

Christopher Brito
Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad is nominated for an Emmy

This article, Nike's Colin Kaepernick ad is nominated for an Emmy, originally appeared on CBSNews.com

The Nike commercial that featured civil rights activist and former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been nominated for a 2019 Emmy award. The ad, titled "Dream Crazy," went viral upon release September for its uplifting message, but it was also met with controversy because of Kaepernick's previous protests on police brutality and racial inequality during the national anthem.

Nike's two-minute spot was nominated in the outstanding commercial category on Wednesday. The winners will be revealed on September 22.

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