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Tuesday Notes for February 6th, 2024

Tuesday Notes for February 6th, 2024

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

Culture

Nigeria’s Art and Culture Minister on Using Afrobeats and Amapiano for Economic Growth

Nigeria’s Art and Culture Minister on Using Afrobeats and Amapiano for Economic Growth
​While attending the 66th Grammys in Los Angeles, Hannatu Musawa shared with OkayAfrica, her vision for boosting Nigeria and Africa’s creative industries and uniting the continent.


Black Students in the Crosshairs

Black Students in the Crosshairs
FBI data finds school hate crimes are on the rise in the US and Black youths are most likely victims.

Sports

LeBron on Lakers' needs: 'Not a question for me'

LeBron on Lakers’ needs: ‘Not a question for me’
The Lakers’ players, waiting to see what happens to their team leading up to Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, are taking a business-as-usual approach.

'He's all about football and cheeseburgers': Why those closest to Andy Reid don't see him retiring any time soon

‘He’s all about football and cheeseburgers’: Why those closest to Andy Reid don’t see him retiring any time soon
Reid, who turns 66 next month, is in his 25th season as a head coach.

Sneakers

The Nike Air Flightposite “Metallic Gold” Returns This Holiday Season
The OG Nike Air Flightposite “Metallic Gold” from 1999 is returning. Learn about the 2024 Nike Air Flightposite “Metallic Gold” on Nice Kicks.
New Balance Launches Resale Platform for Used Sneakers
New Balance has announced a resale platform for used sneakers to prevent waste. Learn about New Balance Reconsidered on Nice Kicks.

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