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Top 10 Sneakerhead List (2020) #7: A’ja Wilson

Why A’ja?

A’ja has lent her voice to lead the difficult journey of navigating this space, in the moving piece, titled “Dear Black Girls”, in The Player’s Tribune. Additionally, she has joined movements that advocate for social justice and voting reform, understanding the need to be heard and seen. – all while keeping a fire pair in rotation.

photo: Laquan Sumpter

The truth is, we’re a double minority. It’s like the world is constantly reminding us…. ⁠⠀
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You’re a girl. ⁠⠀
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Oh! And you’re a Black girl. ⁠⠀
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Alright, good luck!

– A’ja Wilson (via The Players’ Tribune) Las Vegas Aces

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