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8 Iconic Sneakers That Honor Black History Month

Inspired by rich history and Black excellence.

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8 Iconic Sneakers That Honor Black History Month

Inspired by rich history and Black excellence.

In honor of Black History Month, this February, we’re looking back at some of the most collectible BHM sneaker releases of all time. From a pair of Pan-African Air Jordan 1s, to adidas kicks inspired by the Harlem Renaissance, read on for a list of sneakers that pay homage to cultural icons, oral traditions and equality.

While you are here, take a look at some of our favorite Black women-owned fashion brands.

Air Jordan 1 “Equality”

Resell Price: Starting at $799 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

Although this pair was released in late January on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it most certainly celebrates Black History with its striking colorway and message.

Nike SB Dunk Low “BHM”

Resell Price: Starting at $526 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

Inspired by the Pan-African flag, this 2013 Nike SB Dunk is one of the most coveted BHM releases ever to hit shelves.

Nike Air Force 1 High Foamposite “BHM”

Resell Price: Starting at $399 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

This head-turning 2010 release calls out to Black History Month with a luxe copper upper and BHM branding on the tongue and dubrae.

adidas Dame 4 “Black History Month”

Resell Price: Starting at $350 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

Damian Lillard honored Black History Month with a striking model inspired by the historic Apollo Theater and Savoy Ballroom.

Nike Air Max 1 BHM 2015

Resell Price: Starting at $315 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

Malian mudcloth-inspired fabric covers the mudguard and Swoosh of this Air Max 1. BHM branding and a translucent outsole complete the look.

Air Jordan 1 High Flyknit “BHM”

Resell Price: Starting at $270 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

This warm weather-friendly take on the Air Jordan 1 comes decked out in a Flyknit upper bearing the colors of the Pan-African flag.

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi

Resell Price: Starting at $75 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

Converse celebrated Black History Month in 2020 with a classic Chuck Taylor constructed with a twill and suede upper.

Nike Air Max 95 “BHM”

Resell Price: Starting at $162 USD
Where to Buy: Resale sites like StockX and GOAT

This BHM Nike Air Max 95 features a mixed media upper inspired by the Black community’s rich history and shared stories.

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