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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

MLK Shirt
MLK — STUDIO BE
Oversized mock neck cotton tee. Limited Quantity.

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.

Uristocrat Store

Uristocrat Square Logo Crewneck

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