AR inmates forced to wear Nike in mugshots, activist says

AR inmates forced to wear Nike in mugshots, activist says
Civil rights activist Shaun King shared this photo on Twitter. (Source: Twitter/@shaunking)

UNION COUNTY, AR (WMC) - Arkansas inmates were forced to wear Nike shirts in their mugshots, according to one civil rights activist.

Shaun King shared a photo of inmates in Union County, Arkansas, wearing Nike T-shirts in their mugshots.

King said a source told him the Nike shirts were done to mock Colin Kaepernick, who's at the center of a recent Nike ad.

All mugshots have since been removed from Union County Sheriff's Office's website.

Kaepernick has been a controversial figure since the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback began kneeling during the National Anthem before games to protest racial injustice.

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