Nike's annual Black History Month assortment, which first started with a limited-edition Air Force 1 in 2005, will encompass 11 completely different types this 12 months together with a number of basketball silhouettes in addition to Converse sneakers.

According to Nike, this 12 months's BHM assortment was impressed by an assortment of nationwide African patterns, introduced collectively onto modernized prints in a theme of Afro-futurism in sport.

In addition to the brand new "BHM" sneakers for Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Russell Westbrook and Paul George, Nike has additionally introduced the "Future Varsity Program," which supplies management coaching to 14 younger African Americans who're creating optimistic change of their communities.

Per Nike:

"The contributors might be paired with mentors from inside and outdoors of Nike to assist advance their causes (their initiatives vary from organizing charity basketball tournaments in Chicago to offering diet schooling to youth in New York City). Leadership seminars, Q&A periods with influential African American cultural leaders, a visit to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and extra are scheduled for the primary weekend. During the six months of this system, the mentors will frequently counsel the contributors and provides sensible recommendation on methods to develop their initiatives."

Take a take a look at every of Nike's 2019 BHM sneakers beneath and keep tuned for launch particulars.

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Nike Kyrie 5 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Nike LeBron 16 Equality: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Jordan Westbrook Why Not Zer0.2: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Nike KD 11 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Nike PG3 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Air Jordan 2 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Air Jordan 1 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Nike Air Force 1 Low Utility BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Converse Chuck 70 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(Converse Chuck 70 BHM: Photo Nike)

Nike Unveils 2019 Black History Month Collection: Kyries, LeBrons & More

(NikeCourt docket Flare 2.zero BHM: Photo Nike)