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Monday Notes for January 29th, 2024

Monday Notes for January 29th, 2024

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

Culture

How restitution and African museums will change the game

How restitution and African museums will change the game | Semafor
“The African continent was already surfing on a major wave of pride and eagerness to revisit our cultures, return to the continent in the case of the diaspora, and consume African-made productions across the board.”

Sports

The Hot Read, Conference Championship Edition: The Lions Gave Away a Super Bowl Berth

The Hot Read, Conference Championship Edition: The Lions Gave Away a Super Bowl Berth
There is nothing noble about Detroit’s loss. Plus: Steve Spagnuolo’s masterful defensive game plan, Brock Purdy’s mobility, the only good Taylor Swift take, awards picks, and more.

The Complicated Legacy of Doc Rivers

The Complicated Legacy of Doc Rivers
The Milwaukee Bucks’ new head coach is one of the most accomplished in history, but his losses might be more memorable than his wins. Will his third job in five years help change the narrative?


New York City

Councilman Yusef Salaam was pulled over by NYPD

Councilman Yusef Salaam pulled over by NYPD
Video released by the NYPD shows newly-elected City Councilman and Exonerated Five member Yusef Salaam being pulled over.

Sneakers

The Snoop Dogg x Skechers SKX Resagrip “Boss Treatment” is Primed for the Basketball Court
Skechers and Snoop Dogg are back. Learn more about the Snoop Dogg x Skechers SKX Resagrip “Boss Treatment” on Nice Kicks.

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