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Nike Officially Announces Release Dates For 2018 Black History Month Collection

Nike has officially unveiled the entire Black History Month footwear collection, honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as inspiring athletes of the past and present. Each of the footwear selections mark a specific date in sports that have played an intergral role in black history, such as Kevin Durant’s moving MVP speech, LeBron James poignant remarks on the impact of sports on society, Carmelo Anthony’s vocal activity in the equal rights conversation, and more. The BHM coll…

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Detailed Look At Nike Basketball’s Black History Month Collection

More than ever, professional athletes have taken to social media to voice their political stances and societal opinions, and it’s thus far these superhuman men have done well to temper the controverial comments of the President. As part of Nike’s annual tradition, the brand is joining forces with their three most prominent and idolized basketball players for a special edition set of footwear that aims to spread a higher message – one that is integral to maintaining the integ…

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Puma Continues Their Black History Month Celebration With The Second “Legacy Collection” Drop

PUMA already introduced the “Legacy Collection” to celebrate Black History Month, but they aren’t done yet. After dropping two premium editions of the Clyde inspired by David T. Howard High school—a former African American school in Atlanta where Clyde himself as well as Ma…

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Nike Illustrates the History of Its Iconic Windrunner Jacket

First introduced in 1979, Nike’s Windrunner jacket has ever since been a staple not only on the track and field, but also on the streets — a favorite amongst athletes and b-boys for its performance capabilities and distinct visual aesthetic. Now, in what it is calling the Year of the Windrunner,  Nike is celebrating its foremost pi…

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