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Monday Notes: Remembering MLK Jr., Whats Next for the Cowboys, Is A.I. the Death of I.P., and more

Monday Notes: Remembering MLK Jr., Whats Next for the Cowboys, Is A.I. the Death of I.P., and more

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

Remembering the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’
‘The Atlantic’ published this landmark document of the civil-rights movement in the August 1963 issue

Black Residents Liken Mississippi’s New Court System to ‘Modern Day Slavery’

Black Residents Liken Mississippi’s New Court System to ‘Modern Day Slavery’
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals decides Mississippi can move forward with its state-run court system in the majority-Black capital city, despite overwhelming opposition.

How NBA teams are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

How NBA teams are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The NBA began its annual celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. this week culminating with 11 NBA games on MLK Day on Jan. 15. Le…

Watch Spotting: As We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, We Look Back At This Photo Of Him Wearing His Gold Rolex Datejust

Watch Spotting: As We Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, We Look Back At This Photo Of Him Wearing His Gold Rolex Datejust
Remembering an icon.

MLK

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Sports

Mike Brown, Dame Time and an interesting night in Milwaukee + who’s up, who’s down in the NBA

Mike Brown, Dame Time and an interesting night in Milwaukee + NBA Stock Market Report
Zach Harper catches you up on leaguewide news.

From quarterback disconnect to locker-room tensions: How Nick Sirianni's Eagles descended into dysfunction

From quarterback disconnect to locker room tensions: How Nick Sirianni’s Eagles descended into dysfunction
The Eagles begin their postseason with questions swirling around their offense, their defense and their coach’s future in Philly.

And now we wait for word from Jerry Jones

And now we wait for word from Jerry Jones
The clock ticks toward possibly seismic changes for the NFL.

Music

Americans' tastes in music are changing, with world music gaining popularity

Americans’ tastes in music are changing, with world music gaining popularity
NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe asks Associated Press music journalist Maria Sherman about new trends in global music consumption, including increased appetites among Americans for country and world music.

What we are working to


Business x Finance x Technology

Will startup valuations start to recover in 2024? Investors aren’t so sure

Will startup valuations start to recover in 2024? Investors aren’t so sure
Most VCs think valuations are close to the bottom, if not already there, but few think there will be any relief in 2024.

How resilient SaaS startups continue to build and scale in an era of efficiency

How resilient SaaS startups continue to build and scale in an era of efficiency | TechCrunch
Traditional success metrics like the Rule of 40 and Magic Number must be revised amid an unpredictable and competitive market.

Is A.I. the Death of I.P.?

Is A.I. the Death of I.P.?
Generative A.I. is the latest in a long line of innovations to put pressure on our already dysfunctional copyright system.

Media

Brian Cox Open to Starring in a ‘Succession’ Movie ‘If It’s Good Enough’

Brian Cox Open to Starring in a ‘Succession’ Movie ‘If It’s Good Enough’
Brian Cox is open to being in a “Succession” movie -- “if it’s good enough.”

Fashion

Daily Paper’s Spring Summer 2024 collection “Our Rhythm”

Daily Paper’s Spring Summer 2024 collection “Our Rhythm”
Introducing Daily Paper’s Spring Summer 2024 collection, “Our Rhythm.” Discover the new arrivals - from elevated fabrics to timeless classics in updated seasonal colorways. Standouts include the Search Rhythm Tracksuit, crafted from soft velvet material; the Kirabo Gradient Knit Sweater, featuring a…


Sneakers

Kith x New Balance 1906R | Nice Kicks
Ronnie Fieg’s Kith is taking on the New Balance 1906R. Learn more about the Kith x New Balance 1906R on Nice Kicks.
Louis Vuitton x Timberland 6-inch Boot | Nice Kicks
Louis Vuitton and Timberland are teaming up with a 6-inch boot. Learn more about the Louis Vuitton x Timberland 6-inch boot on Nice Kicks.

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2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
14

Friday Notes for June 14th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Friday, June 14th, 2024.
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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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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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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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