Wednesday January 7th, 2015

Nike has unveiled its annual Black History Month collection, with this year's offerings including Air Jordan 1s and XX9s, in addition to Kobe BryantLeBron James, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving signature models.

via Nike

via Nike

The collection features 12 pairs of shoes along with multiple accessories and apparel, all set in black and white with three distinct prints.

via Nike
via Nike

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Nike drew inspiration from athletes and coaches who have provided positive examples to the world through sport, listing Georgetown's John Thompson, Rutgers' C. Vivian Stringer, NFL great Jerry Rice, skateboarder Theotis Beasley, track star Brianna Rollins and Ghanian soccer player Kevin-Prince Boateng.

The  Black History Month collection will go on sale on Nike.com and in stores on Jan. 17, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Ever Higher Fund, which uses sports to benefit underserved children.

Brendan Maloy

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