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Wednesday Notes: Charlie Munger, Economics & Equality for Black Workers, Fear of God Athletics, NBA In Season Tournament Elite 8 and more

Wednesday Notes: Charlie Munger, Economics & Equality for Black Workers, Fear of God Athletics, NBA In Season Tournament Elite 8 and more

Charles T. Munger, Much More Than Warren Buffett’s No. 2, Dies at 99

Charles T. Munger, Much More Than Warren Buffett’s No. 2, Dies at 99
A billionaire himself, he was the witty vice chairman of Mr. Buffett’s powerhouse investment firm Berkshire Hathaway. But he had far more influence than his title suggested.

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The reissue of Poor Charlie's Almanack: The Essential Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger is due out December 5 from Stripe Press.


Fear of God Athletics: The 2023-2024 Season

Fear of God Athletics: The 2023-2024 Season
Fear of God Athletics extends the preexisting spirit and foundation of Fear of God. Built and engineered by adidas - “The Brand with the Three Stripes” - Fear of God Athletics completes the brand architecture of Fear of God, which was established in 2013 by Jerry Lorenzo. The house is

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Exclusive: Jerry Lorenzo on His Long-Awaited Fear of God x Adidas Collaboration
In a first look at Fear of God Athletics, Jerry Lorenzo explains his fight to get the brand ready for prime time. “I’m not going to put out a product that I don’t stand behind.”

Economics & Equality: What a Drop in Promotions for Black Workers Says About Corporate Diversity Efforts

Economics & Equality: What a Drop in Promotions for Black Workers Says About Corporate Diversity Efforts
A push to elevate Black men and women into management roles is losing ground in big companies. U.S. companies have lost momentum in promoting Black professionals into management, according to new data from McKinsey & Co. After the May 2020 murder of George Floyd set off a national conversation ab…


Dapper Dan for GAP: Shot by Joshua Kissi

Dapper Dan for GAP: Shot by Joshua Kissi
Dapper Dan crafted a campaign for GAP that “represents a visual bridge where Harlem and GAP meet.” Shot and directed by Ghanaian American creative photographer Joshua Kissi, the “DAP GAP ” campaign pictures a multigenerational cast of Harlem legends, including Melba Wilson, Felipe Luciano, Giannina…

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs temporarily steps down as Revolt chairman amid sexual abuse allegations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs has temporarily stepped down as chairman of his cable television network Revolt amid multiple sexual abuse allegations aga…

Sports

NBA In-Season Tournament: Knockout Rounds Final 8 Teams

NBA In-Season Tournament: Knockout Rounds Final 8 Teams
The final eight teams for the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament are now set to play each other in the Knockout Rounds. East Pacers (Group A winner) Bucks (Group B winner) Celtics (Group C winner) Knicks (Wild Card) West Lakers (Group A winner) Pelicans (Group B winner) Kings (Group C winner)

Has Devin Booker Become the NBA’s Best Point Guard?

Has Devin Booker Become the NBA’s Best Point Guard?
The Phoenix Suns star was already one of the best scorers in the game. Now he’s become one of its greatest passers, too, unlocking new levels to his game.

Mark Cuban to sell majority stake in Mavericks to Miriam Adelson, but keep hand in operations: Sources

Cuban to sell majority stake in Mavericks: Sources
Cuban purchased the Mavericks for $285 million in January 2000.

Eagles can clinch playoff berth this week

Eagles can clinch playoff berth this week
The Eagles can become the first team to clinch a playoff berth.

Technology

Fearless Fund grant program was already ‘at risk’ before lawsuit

Fearless Fund grant program was already ‘at risk’ before lawsuit | TechCrunch
A leaked document shines new light on the fund’s relationship with Mastercard and the embattled grant program.

Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by an AI experiment gone wrong

Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by an AI experiment gone wrong
Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by being less than forthcoming about who or what is writing its stories at the dawn of the artificial intelligence age

Sneakers

The Air Jordan 11 “Gratitude” Is Dropping Next Week—Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Everyone’s favorite annual sneaker tradition is back.
Nike Sabrina 1 “Medium Soft Pink” FQ3381-600 | Nice Kicks
Nike Sabrina 1 “Medium Soft Pink” boasts a full-length Nike React cushioning combined with a Zoom Air unit in the forefoot. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
Nike LeBron 21 “Conchiolin” HF5841-100 | Nice Kicks
Nike LeBron 21 “Conchiolin” is inspired by protein-fortifying mollusk shells and features a pearlescent shell-like design. Head to Nice Kicks for more.
Breaking Down the Design of the Nike Alphafly 3 | Nice Kicks
Not only is the Nike Alphafly 3 the latest super shoe, it’s already Nike’s current marathon record holder. Read more on Nice Kicks.

2024 Sneaker Releases

Jun
20

Thursday Notes for June 20th, 2024

The Uristocrat Headlines for Thursday, June 20th, 2024 featuring Kendrick Lamar.
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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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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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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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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.
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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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