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Reader questions about Michael Jordan, the Colts' draft and Drew Brees

Updated: January 10, 2012, 3:35 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

There were two things I wish I'd pointed out when I wrote this column criticizing Nike and Michael Jordan for essentially doing nothing after the release of Jordan's retro gym shoe, the Air Jordan XI Concords, incited widespread violence.

• In 2006, Allen Iverson paid for the funeral of a Philadelphia man who had been shot because he refused to give up his Iverson jersey to a group of teens. Iverson used this incident and his own substantial public platform to draw attention ...

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