So as the State of Sneakers week wraps up, what better way to end it than go back and see what it's revealed about us? In talking to a lot of different people from a lot of different backgrounds, some overall truths emerged. What were they? Well, you'll have to read on to find out. But if one overarching lesson came out of this, it's this: Despite all of our many differences, we are a community. And that any changes we wish for need to come from us. To quote that eminent philosopher Zach de la Rocha, we need to take the power back. But until then, check out State of Sneakers: 10 Things We Learned This Week. And please share your own conclusions in the comments section below.

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