First seen last night on TNT’s NBA halftime report, this year’s Black History Month Air Force 1s will be seeing a retail release. Drawing inspiration from the rise of Black enterprise, economic empowerment and the Harlem Renaissance, the shoes are featured in black, red and green with the quote “The definition of a renaissance individual: one who possesses a multitude of skills, talent and a broad base of knowledge.” embossed over the upper.
Proceeds from the sale of these shoes will be donated to Cheyney University, the oldest Black institution in the United States. Scheduled for a February 18th release at top tier Nike doors.
Full Nike AF1 Black History Month 2010 retailer list after the jump.
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