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Friday Notes for May 10th, 2024

Friday Notes for May 10th, 2024

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

Culture

This City Wants to Raze Black Properties, at the Cost of Generational Wealth.

This North Carolina City Wants to Raze Black Properties. Residents Say It Destroys Generational Wealth.
The state Supreme Court will decide how a lawsuit by homeowners in Kinston will proceed.

In Tiwa Savage’s ‘Water and Garri,’ Meji Alabi Finds a Fresh Directorial Perspective

In Tiwa Savage’s ‘Water and Garri,’ Meji Alabi Finds a Fresh Directorial Perspective
​For his debut as a film director, the British Nigerian filmmaker draws from his experience in photography and making music videos.

Sports

No superstars? Smart spending? Player development? Eight moves that formed the new-era New York Knicks

No superstars? Smart spending? Player development? Eight moves that formed the new-era New York Knicks
After years of dysfunction and chaos, the New York Knicks are two wins away from their first Eastern Conference finals appearance since 2000. And there are eight moves, beginning six years ago, that signaled a new era for Knicks basketball.

Netflix closes in on stealing Christmas games

Netflix closes in on stealing Christmas games
Negotiations for December 25 reportedly delayed schedule release.

Sneakers

More Pharrell Williams x adidas Samba Humanrace Arrive This Summer
Pharrell Williams and adidas continue to deliver. Learn about the Pharrell Williams x adidas Samba Humanrace collection on Nice Kicks.
The Nike Kobe 5 Protro “University Red” is Rumored For 2025
Another Kobe 5 Protro is coming soon. Learn more about the Nike Kobe 5 Protro “University Red” on Nice Kicks.


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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
2 min read
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
3 min read
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
1 min read
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
2 min read
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,
2 min read
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
2 min read
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
2 min read
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.
2 min read
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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