With a little more than two weeks until Black History Month, Adidas is getting in on the festivities early with a three-sneaker basketball collection inspired by tennis legend and civil rights pioneer Arthur Ashe.
The collection includes three Adidas signature sneakers: Damian Lillard’s Dame 3, Derrick Rose’s D Rose 7 and James Harden’s Harden Vol 1. Each shoe features styles based around a simple black-and-white color scheme with colorful accents and liners.
In addition to the subtle colorways, each sneaker includes details that reference Ashe’s storied life and career such as his initials “A.A.,” which has multiple meanings including anti-apartheid and AIDS awareness.
The “Black History Month” Adidas Dame 3 is priced at $115, while the D Rose 7 and Harden Vol. 1 are $140 each. This collection launches on Jan. 23 from adidas.com and select Adidas Basketball retailers.
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