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UNION COUNTY, Ark. – An Arkansas sheriff’s office has been accused of putting Nike shirts on inmates for mugshots in a mocking protest of the company’s deal with Colin Kaepernick, KTHV reports.

“It’s all a big misunderstanding,” said Union County Sheriff Ricky Roberts.

The article goes on to state the following:

The sheriff’s office issued the statement after Shaun King, a civil rights activist, tweeted the following:

“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.”

After King’s tweet went viral, the Union County Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying they give the Nike shirts to people who don’t have proper attire for a mugshot. The sheriff’s department said they had the shirts several months before the Nike Kaepernick ad release, KTHV reports.

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