8. Nike VaporMax BHM, 2018
Sometimes all it takes is some subtle tweaking to make a great shoe legendary. Small hints of red and green (for the Pan-African flag) add pops of color to this predominantly dark runner. “08.20.1993” can be found on the shoe’s heel in honor of American Runner, Gail Devers’s, double gold performances in the 100-meter hurdles and 100-meter sprint at the ’93 IAAF World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. Nike’s 2018 BHM effort supported the Even Higher Fund which commits its efforts into giving African-American youth opportunities to realize their full potential.