Man Without Qualities

Friday, January 23, 2004

Kobe Chatter: The Race Card Forces Its Way To The Top Of The Deck

No, race can't be ignored or disregarded - especially if the prosecutors begin to look like they can actually convict. That doesn't seem to be the case at this point, which may be why the race issue has remained less disruptive than it will be if things keep moving forward.

Race is a big issue in the Kobe Bryant prosecution. And the consequences of that are beginning to force their way to the surface:

[T]he Laker star's defense team complained: "There is lots of history about black men being falsely accused of this crime by white women."

And so there is.

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