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Aaron Hernandez, the star tight end for the New England Patriots, is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Odin Lloyd. In response to Hernandez’s arrest, the NFL may consider checking its players’ tattoos for signs of gang affiliation.

Nation contributor Dave Zirin joins MSNBC’s NewsNation to discuss the hypocrisy of the NFL and the discriminatory racial assumptions that buttress this policy.

—Jake Scobey-Thal

More from Dave Zirin on the NFL’s tattoo hysteria.