In the United States, February is a period of time that schools and other cultural institutions focus on the contributions and experiences of the African diaspora. Nike has made a point of celebrating Black History Month with a range of sneakers and 2013 is no exception.
Among the sneakers created for the range is this metallic cooper Foamposite edition of the Air Force 1 High, which is accented with total orange, black and grey. The cloudy print on the sneaker is inspired by Kevin Garnet…
Durant’s icon represents hopes and dreams of young athletes, with a basketball hoop merging with a cloud formation, a nod to the support he has given to his hometown recreation center in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, a place he attributes for helping him realize his own dreams.
The kicks are dropping in Europe and the States on Saturday at shops that include Stockholm based SNS. Nike.com Europe will have the kicks available at 12am GMT/1am CET while Stateside, the sneaker will be available at 8am EST through Nike. Check your locals for availability too.
Update: Newcastle based End now has the sneaker available.