The Nike Black History Month Collection Honors Six Athletes

By: Meghan Young - Jan 8, 2015
References: news.nike
Nike's 2015 Black History Month Collection highlights the achievements of six athletes and coaches: Theotis Beasley, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Jerry Rice, Brianna Rollins, C. Vivian Stringer and John Thompson. Celebrating their success across basketball, football, running, soccer and skateboarding, each of them have "positively impacted sport with their courage and determination," writes Nike.

Comprised of 28 items including sneakers, hats and tees, the 2015 Black History Month Collection brings attention to the impressive strides these individuals have made while allowing people to show their support in a stylish way. Michael Jackson, Vice President and General Manager of Global Basketball, Nike Brand, notes, "Sport is an incredible platform to inspire and encourage positive social change. Our 2015 Black History Month Collection honors and celebrates the athletes and leaders who have influenced global culture and have paved the way for our next generation."