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Mark Parker, Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan Designed a Sneaker for President Obama

President Obama made an appearance at Nike World Headquarters today in support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which promotes open commerce among the U.S. and eleven Pacific Rim nations. Like many visitors to Nike’s campus, the President will not be leaving empty handed, though his new kicks won’t be coming …

Nike Welcomes President Obama to Its World Headquarters

Today saw President Obama making an appearance at Nike‘s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Addressing hundreds of Nike workers assembled for the event, the President delivered a speech promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a 12-nation trade pact potentially offering footwear tariff relief for the Swoosh. That would allow Nike to accelerate …

TIME – 2012 Person Of The Year: President Barack Obama

TIME‘s Person of the Year for 2012 is President Barack Obama, four years after he first won the award as president-elect in 2008. Time Editor Richard Stengel listed the reasons for the selection in an essay: “For finding and forging a new majority, for turning weakness into …

YouTube Rewind 2012 – Top 10 Most Viewed Videos of the Year

YouTube averaged an astounding 4 billion views per month during 2012, and its YouTube Rewind for 2012 lists the top ten videos that contributed to those numbers. According to the site, viewers “participated in conversations at a global scale, uploading videos to share ideas on everything from …

New Balance 990 Presidential Pack | For President Barack Obama

The 2012 Presidential Election is still seven months away, yet most political pundits will tell that this particular campaign season might just be the most contentious if not the most costly one. And while he might be trailing in the polls at certain portion of the Union, …

Shepard Fairey Faces up to 6 Months in Jail For Obama Poster

Street artist Shepard Fairey plead guilty two weeks ago to criminal contempt and word is out that he could now face up to 6 months in jail. Fairey admitted to officials that he falsified documents to cover up that he had in fact used an Associated Press …

Jordan Spiz’ike Presidential Pack | For President Barack Obama

While the Republican Party is still sorting out who will be his opponent in this coming November election, President Barack Obama was dropping some tunes of his own at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem last evening. It was also an opportunity for director Spike Lee to …