It started with Derrick Rose donning a shirt with the caption, “I can’t breathe” in support of Eric Garner protesters. Then other NBA players followed suit. Among them? Kobe Bryant.
But a white reporter feel that Bryant isn’t “hood enough” to sympathize with the plight of the average black person.
What Gottlieb is failing to see, is that no matter your socio-economic status or background, a black man is still a black man. Rich black men are not exempt from racial profiling and police harassment any more than the average black man.
Kudos to Mr. Bryant for standing in solidarity for Black lives being valued.
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