Arkansas sheriff says outrage over Nike-shirt mugshots is a ‘big misunderstanding’

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 KaepernickKTHV reports.

"It's all a big misunderstanding," said Union County Sheriff Ricky Roberts.

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...

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