The official observance of Black History Month is now on its 40th anniversary. Forty years of honoring the immeasurable significance people and events have had on African-American history. And, luckily, this time of year also means the sneaker community gets a treat from some of the biggest names in the business. 

Over a decade ago we started to see the major sneaker players give nods to Black History Month, and today we get full-fledged commemoration with whole collections that pay homage. This year, brands are again going above and beyond, showcasing How the Sneaker World Commemorates Black History Month.