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Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History Set to Display ‘Black Panther’ Props

To celebrate the success of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture recently announced a new display dedicated to the film.

Noting the important cultural movement brought by the movie centered around the Wakan…

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The History Of The Nike Mercurial Football Boot’s Sneaker Crossovers

In 1998, Brazilian soccer star Ronaldo helped Nike introduce the Mercurial football boot to the world during the World Cup in his home country. Adorned in the blue and yellow colors of his Brazilian banner, the striking look started a new potential for football boots to cross over into lifestyle footwear. Starting with the brand’s Air Zoom Mercurial Trainer, Nike has created silhouettes ranging from the Air Force 1 to the air Max 1 that have regularly payed homage to the Mercurial line….

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Ewing Athletics Unveils Its Black History Month Collection

Ewing Athletics’ January collection is designed with Black History Month in mind, featuring three silhouettes – the Ewing 33 Hi, the Eclipse, and the Concept. Leading the way is the 33 Hi dressed in a multi-color color scheme with its new weave construction that pushes the brand toward the future and catches it up with growing sneaker industry trends. Both the Eclipse and the Concept sport simpler aesthetics with black taking the lead on each design and brown serving as the accent…

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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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