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Friday Notes: Supreme court rules in favor of Black Alabama Voters, Release Day, NBA Finals and Champions League Previews

Friday Notes: Supreme court rules in favor of Black Alabama Voters, Release Day, NBA Finals and Champions League Previews

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Black Alabama voters in unexpected defense of Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court rules in favor of Black Alabama voters in unexpected defense of Voting Rights Act
Two conservative justices joined their colleagues in rejecting a Republican effort to weaken voting rights

New York lawmakers move to pass bill that considers reparations for slavery

New York would create a commission to consider reparations to address the lingering, negative effects of slavery under a bill passed by the state Assembly on Thursday.

New York lawmakers move to pass bill that considers reparations for slavery - New York Amsterdam News
New York would create a commission to consider reparations to address the lingering, negative effects of slavery under a bill passed by the state Assembly on Thursday.

Chris Paul Rumors, Zion’s Adventures, Draft Talk, and NBA Finals Game 4 Preview

Chris Paul Rumors, Zion’s Adventures, Draft Talk, and NBA Finals Game 4 Preview
Verno and KOC break down how the Nuggets won Game 3 and discuss how great Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray have become as a duo in Denver

Nuggets' Malone backs cold-shooting Porter Jr.

Nuggets’ Malone backs cold-shooting Porter Jr.
Nuggets coach Michael Malone said the team still believes in Michael Porter Jr., whose scoring and minutes declined in Games 2 and 3 of the NBA Finals.

2023 NBA free agency preview: James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul headline list of 50 potential free agents

2023 NBA free agency preview: James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul headline list of 50 potential free agents
Players can become free agents the afternoon of Friday, June 30

Manchester City vs. Inter Champions League projected lineups, starting XIs, team news: Kyle Walker set to play

Manchester City vs. Inter Champions League projected lineups, starting XIs, team news: Kyle Walker set to play
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Joaquin Correa are both expected to be fit for Nerazzurri

More Startups Throw in the Towel, Unable to Raise Money for Their Ideas

Startup shutdowns, fire sales and hard pivots are under way in the face of a downturn in the venture market.

More Startups Throw in the Towel, Unable to Raise Money for Their Ideas
Startup shutdowns, fire sales and hard pivots are under way in the face of a downturn in the venture market.

Wildfire smoke reminded people about climate change. How soon will they forget?

Wildfire smoke reminded people about climate change. How soon will they forget?
Extreme weather and climate-linked disasters don’t always lead to changes in public opinion.

Release Day:

The Binge Purge

TV’s streaming model is broken. It’s also not going away. For Hollywood, figuring that out will be a horror show.

The Binge Purge
TV’s streaming model is broken. It’s also not going away. For Hollywood, figuring that out will be a horror show.

Le Mans' revival is a once-in-a-generation transformation

Le Mans’ revival is a once-in-a-generation transformation
The 24 Hours of Le Mans’ marquee Hypercar class has more than tripled in size since 2022, and the buzz in the grandstands has grown commensurately.

2024 Sneaker Releases

May
24
Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
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May
23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
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May
22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

The Jordan Brand has unveiled new "Dongdan"-themed colorways for the Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90, set to
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May
22
Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
3 min read
May
21
Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Sports
2 min read
May
21
Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Tyshawn Jones and His New Adidas Tyshawn II Sneaker

Key Takeaways * Tyshawn Jones has launched his second signature sneaker with Adidas, the Tyshawn Low. * The sneaker is designed to
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May
20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that explores the most significant cultural stories of the day. Culture
2 min read
Apr
08
adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

adidas Sambas x Lionel Messi x Inter Miami

Lionel Messi's collaboration with Adidas Sambas, inspired by his time with Inter Miami, presents a captivating blend of style, performance,
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Apr
08
Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

Bode x Nike Astro Grabber

The latest collaboration between Bode and Nike centered around the re-release of the Astro Grabber, a shoe with a rich
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Feb
08
Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

Bodega x Saucony "Jaunt Woven"

The Bodega x Saucony Jaunt Woven is a testament to the fusion of aesthetic appeal and functional design. It's a
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Jan
29
Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail"

The Travis Scott x Jordan Jumpman Jack "University Red" and "Sail" colorways are slated for release in the Spring and
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Jan
25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by zSneakerHeadz (@zsneakerheadz) Sneaker culture is excited as the iconic Air Jordan
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Jan
22
Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail"

The Air Jordan 5 SE "Sail," set to release in April 2024, is a highly anticipated addition to the Jordan Brand's Special Edition (SE) range.
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Apr
25
Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

Air Jordan 5 ‘Olive’ Returning Spring 2024

2024 will feature the release of the Air Jordan 5 "Olive" in of Army Olive, Solar Orange, and Black. Air
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