Kobe Bryant and Mythologizing Black Greatness

Kobe Bryant and Mythologizing Black Greatness

I can not remember how old he was turning. But it was summer in NYC, and somehow, in a pre-google, pre-instagram world, I found a graffiti artist to spray paint Kobe Bryant’s image into a shirt. The gift would be a keepsake item for my younger brother who admired Bryant for his work ethic more [...]