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Friday Notes for January 19th, 2024

Friday Notes for January 19th, 2024
From left to right: Kiana Miles and Cha McCoy with host Stephen Satterfield during an episode of High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America. Netflix

This is an edition of Uristocrat Notes, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest cultural stories of the day.

Culture

Spelman College Receives Historic $100 Million Gift: Empowering Black Women and Education

Spelman College Receives Historic $100 Million Gift: Empowering Black Women and Education
Highlights 1. Historic Donation: Spelman College receives a $100 million gift, believed the largest donation to an HBCU. 2. Endowed Scholarships: A significant portion of the donation is dedicated to scholarships, enhancing access to education. 3. Focus on Public Policy: The gift will also fund…

‘High on the Hog’ host Stephen Satterfield dives into Black food’s revolutionary history

‘High on the Hog’ host Stephen Satterfield dives into Black food’s revolutionary history
On Season Two of Netflix’s High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, host Stephen Satterfield once again dives into the history of Blac…

Wales Bonner Fall/Winter 2024: Dream Study - A fusion of cultures and collaboration with adidas

Wales Bonner Fall/Winter 2024: Dream Study - A Fusion of Cultures and Collaboration with adidas
Highlights * Cultural Richness: The collection is an imaginative encounter with the Howard University experience, celebrating its history with echoes of 1990s yearbooks and campus life, including hip-hop performances and international gatherings. * Innovative Tailoring: In partnership with Savill…

Sports

New England Patriots coach Jerod Mayo: the rare Black coach who rose through the ranks

New England Patriots coach Jerod Mayo: the rare Black coach who rose through the ranks
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Less than 30 minutes into their introductory news conference, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and his newly appointed coach Jerod Ma…

11 Rules for Hiring an NFL Head Coach

11 Rules for Hiring an NFL Head Coach
Hiring a new coach is hard. But it doesn’t have to be—just follow these very simple rules.

Tyrese Maxey Will Drop 40 on You With Glee

Tyrese Maxey Will Drop 40 on You With Glee
The Sixers guard takes us inside his leap from scoring spark plug to bona fide superstar.

NBA All-Star Leaders LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Hold Edge as Voting Enters Final Days

NBA All-Star Leaders LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo Hold Edge as Voting Enters Final Days
Highlights * Top Players Leading the Votes: In the Eastern Conference, the Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo leads with an impressive 4,309,630 votes, while in the Western Conference, LeBron James tops the list with 3,938,571 votes. * Significant Dates: Voting opened on December 19th and will clo…

Business x Finance x Technology

Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune.

Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune.
Time magazine, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times — owned by Marc Benioff, Jeff Bezos and Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong — are still losing money.

Welcome Back to the Unicorn Club, 10 Years Later

Cowboy Ventures | Welcome Back to the Unicorn Club, 10 Years Later
It’s been a decade since writing “Welcome to the Unicorn Club,” so it seems a good time to reflect on the wild ride we’ve been on the past ten years.


Sneakers

Every Nike Book 1 Colorway Worn By Devin Booker | Nice Kicks
Where to buy Every Nike Book 1 Colorway Worn By Devin Booker shoes. Nice Kicks has release dates, prices, and where to find Every Nike Book 1 Colorway Worn By Devin Booker for sale.
Hartcopy x adidas BW Army | Nice Kicks
Hartcopy x adidas BW Army spotlights the archival silhouette in a clean white leather construction and red stitching. Head to Nice Kicks for more.

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2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
20

Thursday Notes for June 20th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 20th, 2024 featuring Kendrick Lamar.
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Jun
19
Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 19th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 19th, 2024.
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Jun
18
Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 18th, 2024. Boston Celtics win the 2024 NBA Finals.
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Jun
17
Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 17th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 17th, 2024.
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Jun
14

Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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Jun
13
Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 13th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 13th, 2024.
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Jun
12
Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 12th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
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Jun
11
Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 11th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 11th, 2024.
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Jun
10
Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

Monday Notes for June 10th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Monday, June 10th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game 2 Recap.
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Jun
07
Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

Friday Notes for June 7th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 7th, 2024. A Look at the NBA Finals Game Recaps and new music from Tems and Kaytranada.
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Jun
06
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 5th, 2024. A Look at Kendrick Lamar's Juneteenth, NBA Finals preview and more.
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Jun
05
Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for June 5th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Wednesday, June 4th, 2024. A Look at Angel Reese, NPR Music.
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Jun
04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Jun
04
Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 3rd, 2024. A Look at Justin Jefferson, Fearless Funds court injunction, Zach Fox and more.
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Jun
03
Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

Monday Notes for June 3rd, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
31
Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, May 31st, 2024. A Look at Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, NBA Finals Preview, and the latest sneakers.
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May
30
Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 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
29
Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 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
28
Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 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
27
Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 27th, 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
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

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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
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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
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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
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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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