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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.
Thursday Notes for June 6th, 2024

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Culture

Kendrick Lamar's Los Angeles Juneteenth Show: "The Pop Out – Ken and Friends"

Kendrick Lamar announces a special Juneteenth show in Los Angeles.

Kendrick Lamar’s Los Angeles Juneteenth Show: “The Pop Out – Ken and Friends”
Kendrick Lamar announces a special Juneteenth show in Los Angeles.

Wendell Pierce Reveals His Harlem Housing Application Was Denied By White Owner, Says “Racism & Bigots Are Real”

You can be one of the most well-established actors in Hollywood and on Broadway and still experience racism; ask the star of The WirePower Book III: Raising KananJack Reacher, and the upcoming Superman film Wendell Pierce.

Speaking on his X, formerly Twitter account, Wendell Pierce shared a story about a white landlord denying his request for an apartment in Harlem, New York, despite his stellar resume and high income, alleging racism played a heavy role in his application being rejected.

Wendell Pierce Reveals His Harlem Housing Application Was Denied By White Owner, Says “Racism & Bigots Are Real”
Wendell Pierce shared a story about a white landlord denying his request for an apartment in Harlem, New York, despite his stellar resume and high income, alleging racism played a heavy role in his…

NBA Finals Preview

Tatum admits Finals pressure, wants to 'enjoy it'

Since the start of the 2017 playoffs, Boston has played in more playoff games (126) than any other team in NBA history without winning a championship.

Tatum admits Finals pressure, wants to ‘enjoy it’
Since the start of the 2017 playoffs, Boston has played in more playoff games (126) than any other team in NBA history without winning a championship.

NBA Finals: Celtics' Jrue Holiday gives honest one-word answer when asked how to stop Mavericks' Kyrie Irving

NBA Finals: Celtics’ Jrue Holiday gives honest one-word answer when asked how to stop Mavericks’ Kyrie Irving
Holiday will spend plenty of time guarding Irving during the NBA Finals

Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd brings lessons learned to the NBA Finals

Jason Kidd is a Basketball Hall of Famer, a 10-time NBA All-Star, an NBA champion and an NBA 75th Anniversary Team member. The Dallas Mavericks coach said he earned the biggest honor of his career by coaching his team to the 2024 NBA Finals, which starts Thursday in Boston (8:30 p.m. ET, ABC).

Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd brings lessons learned to the NBA Finals
Jason Kidd is a Basketball Hall of Famer, a 10-time NBA All-Star, an NBA champion and an NBA 75th Anniversary Team member. The Dallas Mavericks coach s…
NBA Finals preview: Everything to know about Mavericks-Celtics
NBA-best Boston goes for banner No. 18, while a revitalized roster tries to bring Dallas its second. Get ready for Mavs-Celtics with everything to know ahead of the June 6 tip.

Sports

2024 FC 100: Mbappé, Ronaldo among best men's soccer players

This year's list is filled with new faces like William Saliba, veteran quality like Harry Kane, and the next generation of stars led by Kylian Mbappe and Jude Bellingham.

The FC 100 for 2024: Mbappé, Ronaldo among best men’s soccer players
We are back! With the 2023-24 European season closed after the Champions League final, we’re back with our eighth annual rankings of the best men’s players in world soccer. Welcome to the FC 100.

WNBA rescinds 2nd technical against Sky's Reese

The second technical foul called Tuesday against Chicago Sky rookie forward Angel Reese has been rescinded by the WNBA, the league said Wednesday.

WNBA rescinds 2nd technical against Sky’s Reese
The second technical foul called Tuesday against Chicago Sky rookie forward Angel Reese has been rescinded by the WNBA, the league said Wednesday.

Sneakers

The Air Jordan 4 “White Cement” Returns in 2025
An iconic OG colorway returns. Learn more about the Air Jordan 4 “White Cement” 2025 release on Nice Kicks.
The Air Jordan 10 “Steel” is Rumored for 2025
Jordan Brand is bringing back a classic. Learn more about the 2025 release of the Air Jordan 10 “Steel” on Nice Kicks.
The Air Jordan 5 “Grape” Returns in 2025
The iconic Air Jordan 5 “Grape” is rumored to return in Summer 2025. Learn more on the 2025 Air Jordan 5 “Grape” on Nice Kicks.

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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.
3 min read
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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