Nike announced the launch of its 2016 Black History Month Collection. The limited-edition line will feature 28 products with staggered releases from January to mid-February.
The collection spans product categories from tennis, basketball, football, running, Nike iD and Jordan Brand and features a Pan African-inspired color palette with custom geometric motifs.
The first releases for the collection will be basketball footwear that will include the Lebron 13, KD8, Kyrie 2 and the Kobe 11. Following basketball, releases will include the Air Force 1 from Nike Sportswear, NikeCourt Flare from Tennis and Streak LT 3 from Running. The collection will also include apparel, with hoodies, T-shirts and shorts.
Sales from the collection will provide financial support for Nike’s Ever Higher Fund, which brings mentorship and sport to African American youth.