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Kobe Bryant's colorblindness

Updated: April 1, 2014, 2:33 PM ET
By Jason Whitlock | ESPN.com

When assessing Kobe Bryant's latest hey-look-at-me ploy for mainstream acceptance and popularity, facts matter.

If you remove contextual facts, Kobe's condescending lecture to African-Americans and the Miami Heat regarding the Trayvon Martin case sounds like promotion of Dr. Martin Luther King's dream. Once you add facts, Kobe sounds like he's promoting Rush Limbaugh's opening monologue.

When asked by a reporter from The New Yorker about the Heat's hoodie photo in support of Martin, ...

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