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Activist Says Arkansas Sheriff Forced Inmates To Wear Nike Shirts To Mock Colin Kaepernick

Posted On: Oct 11, 2018   |   Posted By: CBS

EL DORADO, Ark. - A sheriff's department in Arkansas allegedly forced people under arrest to wear Nike T-shirts for their mug shot, apparently to mock the sports apparel brand, as wella s former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Activist and columnist Shaun King posted a photo of 12 inmates wearing Nike shirts on Twitter and Facebook late Wednesday and claimed that Union County Sheriff Ricky Roberts was “putting Nike t-shirts on people they arrest and making them wear them during mug shots. Source says it is to mock Nike and Colin Kaepernick. Disgusting.”
The Sheriff in Union County, Arkansas is putting Nike t-shirts on people they arrest and making them wear them during mugshots.
Source says it is to mock Nike and Colin Kaepernick. Disgusting. pic.twitter.com/9z9Nw9hxuF
- Shaun King October 11, 2018
Less than an hour after King posted the allegation to social media, the Union County sheriff's office removed all photos of inmates from the jail's online roster,...

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