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I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised WOMEN T-SHIRT

100% Black-Owned
Community Building
Easy History


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100% Black-Owned
Community Building
Easy History

Women’s short sleeve t-shirt with the text I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised

Introducing the powerful new release from Urban Intellectuals: our “I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised” Collection. Crafted with a potent blend of frustration, resistance, and unquenchable hope, this t-shirt, hoodie, tote bag and mug is more than a fashion statement – it’s a declaration of intent, a testament to a history of struggle, and a symbol of a dream deferred but never abandoned.

On the canvas of the product, the very outline of the United States is formed by the bold and assertive slogan, “I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised.” Each word, each letter, is a symbol of our collective endurance and steadfast demand for the American dream that has been systematically denied to us. This design encapsulates centuries of resilience, from the chains of slavery to the menace of redlining, from police brutality to the ‘three strikes rule, and from the deprivation of quality education to the erasure from history books.

This design is not for the faint-hearted. It’s for those who, like Malcolm X, are not afraid to stand tall and speak their truth to a society that so often turns a deaf ear. It’s for the defiant, the unyielding, the ones who refuse to accept the status quo. It’s a call to arms for people who are tired of being told to wait for justice, for equality, for the America that was promised to them.

The Urban Intellectuals’ “I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised” t-shirt is more than a garment. It’s an education. It’s a vehicle for a dialogue long overdue. It’s a beacon of empowerment for a community too often silenced. It is a striking testament to our resilience, our courage, and our unwavering demand for the America that was promised.

We at Urban Intellectuals are committed to making Black history not just known but felt. With this shirt, we’re providing a tangible, wearable means of expressing that commitment. But this shirt doesn’t just educate – it empowers, it resists, and most importantly, it insists on an America that lives up to its promises.

So stand with us. Wear your history, your struggle, your resilience, and your undying hope. Show the world you’re still waiting for the America you were promised – and you won’t stop until that promise is fulfilled.

Product Details
• 100% combed ringspun cotton
• Heather Grey is 90% combed ringspun cotton and 10% polyester
• Dark Heather Grey, Heather Green, and Heather Blue are 35% combed ringspun cotton and 65% polyester
• Fabric weight: 4.3 oz/yd² (145.8 g/m²)
• 30 singles
• Classic semi-contoured silhouette with side seam
• Tear-away label
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Seamed collarette
• Double-needle stitched sleeves and bottom hem
• Blank product sourced from Honduras, Haiti, or Nicaragua

See the I’m Waiting For The America I Was Promised Collection here.


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