Published June 18, 2012
Tags: Adidas, ankle chain, athletic shoes, lock up, perp, prison, shackles, slavery, sneakers, urban fashion, wtf
When I first read about Adidas adding shackles to their shoes, I thought this must be a fake story. However, it appears that the story started on Adidas’ Facebook page last week, so there may be some truthiness in the story.
MSNBC reports -
A hurtful symbol of slavery or simply a quirky fashion statement? Adidas is rebuffing fierce criticism of one of its upcoming original sneaker designs. The JS Roundhouse Mid, a collaboration between Adidas Originals and edgy fashion designer Jeremy Scott and due to be released in August, features a bright orange chain and ankle strap. The public got its first look at the sneakers when Adidas added a photo of them to the brand’s Facebook page on June 14 with the caption: “Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?”
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Published May 26, 2011
Tags: Cuba, detention, Gitmo, Guantanamo, International Committee of the Red Cross, Islam, military, Muslim, prison, terrorism, visiting day, war on terror
According to The WashingtonPost -
The Pentagon is considering allowing the families of detainees at Guantanamo Bay to visit them, an unprecedented step to ease the isolation of inmates who in some cases have been held at the U.S. facility for close to a decade, according to congressional aides. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which monitors conditions at the military prison in Cuba and facilitates videoconferences between detainees and their families, has been in serious discussions with the Pentagon about a visitation program, the aides said.
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Apparently, this site will photoshop the photos that you took on visiting day at prison. Here’s how the site describes it.
“Are you tired of seeing you and your family
in dozens of photos taken in the Visiting Room over the years …
all with the same old boring Visiting Room backdrops?
Photos Beyond The Wall now offers what you’ve been waiting for …
We take you out of the visiting room and place you “inside”
the romantic or exotic location of your choice!”