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LeBron James announces Nike is releasing the ‘Equality’ PE

All proceeds from the shoe will go to the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

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The LeBron 15 ‘Equality’ PE is getting a release, according to LeBron James himself.

James took to Instagram Monday morning to announce that the ‘Equality’ PE is getting a wide release with Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture receiving all of the proceeds.

“ Great morning to all! Basketball is our vehicle but equality is our mission – stand for something positive and do what you can to make a difference!! Proud to announce we’re dropping the “Equality” PE. There’s always a personal connection with a drop - this one goes beyond basketball. Proceeds go to the Smithsonian Natl Museum of African American History & Culture. #Equality✊ #StriveForGreatness #IWillNotShutUpAndDribble,” James wrote in his post.

James has long be politically active, but recently came under fire from Fox News host Laura Ingraham after criticizing President Donald Trump. On her show, Ingraham told James to “shut up and dribble.” Many around the NBA, with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich being the most recent example, have praised James for speaking up.

Per a press release, Nike will release 400 pairs of the shoe - 200 black pairs and 200 white pairs - to residents of the United States via an online draw. The first entry is free and all future entries can be made with a $10 donation to Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Winners will be announced on March 3.

James first wore the all black version of the shoe in the Cavs’ season opener against the Celtics in October. He wore one black shoe and one shoe - each with the ‘Equality’ design - on Dec. 17.

“Well, being, obviously we all know where we are, and we know who is at the helm here,” James said on Dec. 17, per Sports Illustrated. “Us as Americans, no matter the skin color, no matter the race, no matter who you are, I think we all have to understand that having equal right and being able to stand for something and speak for something and keeping the conversation going.”