Louisiana mayor bans Nike products from parks and rec

  • “Unity in Community” rally at Susan Park Playground which was organized as a “peaceful protest” after widely-circulated memo by Kenner Ben Zahn banning Kenner’s recreation booster clubs from purchasing Nike gear, Kenner, La. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. (David Grunfeld / The Times-Picayune via AP)

KENNER, La. (AP) — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb banned the city’s parks and recreation department from purchasing Nike products, days after the athletic apparel maker released a controversial ad supporting former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.