The documentary film Unbanned The Legend of AJ1, explores the controversy around the birth of the iconic Air Jordan 1, the creation of the sneaker craze, and its connection with pop culture and sociopolitical issues.
BGN journalist Jeandra Lebeauf covered the red carpet in Los Angeles for the premiere of the documentary and interviewed director Dexton Deboree and producer Stef Fink as well as red carpet attendees Baka Boys, Michel Duval, Ben Baller, and Marcellus Wiley.
Unbanned The Legend of AJ1 is a Lionsgate production and is currently streaming on Hulu.
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Jamie Broadnax is the creator of the online publication and multimedia space for Black women called Black Girl Nerds. Jamie has appeared on MSNBC's The Melissa Harris-Perry Show and The Grio's Top 100. Her Twitter personality has been recognized by Shonda Rhimes as one of her favorites to follow. She is a member of the Critics Choice Association and executive producer of the Black Girl Nerds Podcast.