An open letter to Kobe Bryant

LETTER TO KOBE BRYANT signed BY AN ANGRY BLACK MAN!
As my Brother SHAKA so eloquently put it….. “You have the right to stand on the sidelines in this battle for full equality and equal treatment under the law. What you don’t have the right to do is to stand on the sideline and take shots at the brave-hearts that are willing to lose a few endorsements in order to bring to fruition a more equitable society.

shakaberry

Dear Kobe,

Despite your many on court feats and your obvious first ballot hall of fame credentials, I’ve never been much of a fan of yours. I cannot and will not ever question your competitive spirit or your quest to be the best Michael Jordan since Michael Jordan. You’ve succeeded for the most part in actualizing every kids wildest dream of being like Mike (for better and worst) and to that I tip my hat. I’d also like to congratulate you on reaching another milestone Mikestone in your quest to be the greatest clone ever. You finally eclipsed Michael Jeffery Jordan in one of the areas that he was most proficient at as both an NBA player and an  executive–ignoring the plight of your biggest fans and supporters..

Way back in 1990 when MJ was just starting his reign as the best player in the game a black mayor from…

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