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. Â 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. Â The cloudy print on the sneaker is inspired by Kevin Garnet…
Durantâ€™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. Â Nike.com Europe will have the kicks available atÂ 12am GMT/1am CET while Stateside, the sneakerÂ will be available at 8am EST through Nike. Â Check your locals for availability too.
Update: Newcastle based End now has the sneaker available.