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NBA star Kobe Bryant has responded to criticism that followed comments he made about the Miami Heat’s support of Trayvon Martin.

In response to the Miami Heat’s support for Trayvon Martin by wearing hoodies in 2012, the Lakers star stated that African Americans should not immediately rush to the defense of a black person on the basis of race alone. 

Bryant took to both Instagram and Twitter to address the issue. 

From Instagram: 

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Bryant tweeted that he felt that “Trayvon Martin was wronged THATS my opinion and thats what I believe the FACTS showed. The system did not work. #myopinion #tweeturthoughts.”

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