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Tuesday Notes: NBA Finals, Charlie Wilson, Fear of God

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Fear of God ESSENTIALS presents The Black Collection


Miami Heat guard Gabe Vincent’s play inspires his father and Nigeria

Franklyn Vincent left Nigeria for the United States in 1980 to receive a quality education and a goal and mission to “better himself.”

The California State University, Stanislaus professor accomplished those goals by earning a doctorate in psychology, marrying his wife, Cynthia, and becoming the father of three boys. If Vincent’s youngest son Gabe reaches his goal of winning his first NBA title with the

Miami Heat, he will inspire Nigerians, Africans and young fans worldwide who yearn for success despite the odds stacked against them.

Miami Heat guard Gabe Vincent’s play inspires his father and Nigeria
Franklyn Vincent left Nigeria for the United States in 1980 to receive a quality education and a goal and mission to “better himself.” The California S…

NBA Finals roundtable: Biggest questions ahead of Game 3

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Bang! Mike Breen on 18 Years of Calling the NBA Finals

Bang! Mike Breen on 18 Years of Calling the NBA Finals
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Racism on the soccer field took a toll on Black players in England

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Apple Vision Pro: I Tried the New Mixed-Reality Headset

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Our columnist was one of the first to try Apple’s new headset, which arrives early next year for $3,499. “It feels like Apple stuck a giant Apple Watch on my head—in a good way.”

Disney CEO Bob Iger announces that Disney+ will be available on the $3,499 Apple Vision Pro headset, which has a movie theater feature, at launch in early 2024 (Aisha Malik/TechCrunch)

Disney CEO Bob Iger announces that Disney+ will be available on the $3,499 Apple Vision Pro headset, which has a movie theater feature, at launch in early 2024
By Aisha Malik / TechCrunch. View the full context on Mediagazer.

Charlie Wilsons NPR Tiny Desk Concert


Fear of God ESSENTIALS presents The Black Collection.

Fear of God ESSENTIALS presents The Black Collection.
The Black Collection: a refreshed offering of our most coveted pieces in new shapes and proportions in an essential Black colorway. Updates include cleaner design details such as hidden pockets on hoodies and crewnecks; and fuller silhouettes for additional drape and comfort. Available exclusively…

Stussy x Nike Vandal High

Stussy x Nike Vandal High
Stüssy and Nike have collaborated on a Vandal High, which was initially released as a basketball shoe in the early 1980s. The silhouette is known for its signature hook- and- loop ankle strap. The Stüssy version comes in three distinct colorways: fossil/black, black/metallic silver, and deep royal b…

Nike Unveils Its Official 2023 Women's World Cup Jerseys

Nike Unveils Its Official 2023 Women’s World Cup Jerseys
Celebrating the rich cultures of the brand’s 13 federation partners.

This Supreme Court Case Could Reshape Black Political Power

The Uncertain Future of the Voting Rights Act
Depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court decides in Allen v. Milligan, Black voters could see their political strength further diluted.
The Uncertain Future of the Voting Rights Act
Depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court decides in Allen v. Milligan, Black voters could see their political strength further diluted.

Too many people in NYC are stopped, searched and frisked illegally, federal monitor says

Too many people in NYC are stopped, searched and frisked illegally, federal monitor says - New York Amsterdam News
New York City’s reliance on the tactic known as “stop and frisk” as part of a new initiative to combat gun violence is harming communities of color and running afoul of the law, a court-appointed federal monitor reported Monday.

Dr. Cornell West declares candidacy for President

Dr. Cornell West declares candidacy for President - New York Amsterdam News
Renowned scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West declared his candidacy for the upcoming presidential race under the banner of the People’s Party, as announced on Monday. In a compelling video shared on Twitter, West expressed his intention to run for the pursuit of truth and justice, emphasizing that…

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STÜSSY & NIKE LD-1000 Collection

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Tuesday Notes for June 18th, 2024

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The Uristocrat Headlines for Tuesday, June 18th, 2024. Boston Celtics win the 2024 NBA Finals.
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04
Aimé Leon Dore x New Balance 1000 collaboration

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Tuesday Notes for June 4th, 2024

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Friday Notes for May 31st, 2024

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Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

Thursday Notes for May 30th, 2024

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Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

Wednesday Notes for May 29th, 2024

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Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for May 28th, 2024

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Monday Notes for May 27th, 2024

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Friday Notes for May 24th, 2024

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23

Thursday Notes for May 23rd, 2024

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22
Jordan Spizike Low and Jordan Stadium 90 "Dongdan"-Themed Colorways

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Wednesday Notes for May 22nd, 2024

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Tuesday Notes for May 21st, 2024

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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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20
Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

Monday Notes for May 20th, 2024

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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
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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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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'
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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
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25
Air Jordan 5 "Black Cat" 2024 Release: A Coveted Release for Sneaker Enthusiasts

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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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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
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