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Kobe Bryant: Najee Aliís Project Islamic Hope is Coming for You Over Trayvon Comments: Boycott!
EURWeb ^ | March 27, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 03/27/2014 7:56:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

*Civil rights activist Najee Ali, director of Project Islamic H.O.P.E., is calling for a boycott of all products that NBA All-star Kobe Bryant endorses. This includes his jerseys, and signature gym shoes. The call for the national boycott is in response to Bryant’s negative comments concerning the Miami Heat’s support of the Trayvon Martin family.

In the March 31 issue of the New Yorker. Bryant discussed life and race with Ben McGrath. When McGrath asked Bryant’s opinion on the Miami Heat’s show of solidarity with Martin in the now iconic “hoodie” photo, the LA Lakers star stated:

“I won’t react to something just because I’m supposed to, because I’m an African-American,” Bryant said. “That argument doesn’t make any sense to me. So we want to advance as a society and a culture, but, say, if something happens to an African-American we immediately come to his defense? Yet you want to talk about how far we’ve progressed as a society? Well, we’ve progressed as a society, then don’t jump to somebody’s defense just because they’re African-American. You sit and you listen to the facts just like you would in any other situation, right? So I won’t assert myself.”

Here’s Najee Ali’s response:

“Bryant comments concerning the Heat’s support of Trayvon Martin are indefensible. When Bryant butt raped a white woman in Colorado who was a complete stranger. Bryant was arrested and charged with rape. He begged for immediate support from the African-African community. Bryant even went as far as to quote Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (incorrectly I may add in his defense.) The only reason Bryant is not sitting in a Colorado prison and registering as a sex offender is because he paid the victim off in a settlement offer.

“Bryant’s comments show his lack of compassion for the Martin family and their supporters. Americans of all races didn’t support Trayvon because he was African-American. We supported him because he was an unarmed youth who was racially profiled, stalked, confronted, and then murdered by George Zimmerman. African American youth should no longer buy Bryant’s jerseys or shoes and should boycott all products he endorses. Bryant doesn’t identify with the struggle that our African-American youth face nationally. So why should we continue to support Bryant who has never truly identified with the African American experience.”

For more info, Najee Ali can be contacted at mrnajee@aol.com

Hmm, maybe Jim Brown was right about Kobe:

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: basketball; islam; kobebryant; trayvon

1 posted on 03/27/2014 7:56:55 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t like Kobe, but I think I’ll go out and buy his jersey!


2 posted on 03/27/2014 8:01:48 PM PDT by drew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kobe is so right. The man is talking about content of character not just color of skin.
Those who do not understand this reasoned stance are ignorant.


3 posted on 03/27/2014 8:05:27 PM PDT by griswold3 ("Pray for Obama. Psalm 109:8".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kobe sounds like he has half a brain, which is more than can be said about most of those race hustlers.


4 posted on 03/27/2014 8:05:46 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A Kobe stake... out?


5 posted on 03/27/2014 8:10:10 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bryant might have a libel case against Ali.


6 posted on 03/27/2014 8:14:06 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Race hustlers can’t stand hearing the truth..hustlers will always exploit race because that is all they know how to do, as long as their is a racial divide they continue making money


7 posted on 03/27/2014 8:14:51 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: griswold3
griswold3:" Those who do not understand this reasoned stance are ignorant."

No ! Those who dont understand this reasoning are (i) purposely (/i) ignorant !

8 posted on 03/27/2014 8:15:36 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Kobe had a son he wouldn’t look like Trayvon...


9 posted on 03/27/2014 8:20:41 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: clintonh8r

Yes, Najee Ali is a liar.


10 posted on 03/27/2014 8:22:45 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08 (SEND BITCOIN 1CYfujvffxKKPHKvrQvLP3CDb3Z5Lu7LwM Funny Money)
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To: Mark17
Kobe sounds like he has half a brain, which is more than can be said about most of those race hustlers.

Agreed.
Whodda thunk?

11 posted on 03/27/2014 8:22:49 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kobe tweeted he still thinks it was wrong what happened to Trayvon. He’s stating the accurate thing that black people can’t blindly support others due to race.

This idiot is saying it’s wrong to say people need to not be racist.


12 posted on 03/27/2014 8:27:06 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We supported him because he was an unarmed youth who was racially profiled, stalked, confronted, and then murdered by George Zimmerman.

Obviously, Kobe's statement that people should look into the facts is a direct threat to this moron's position in the matter.

13 posted on 03/27/2014 8:27:19 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Bryant doesn’t identify with the struggle that our African-American youth face nationally

Well, duh, he was raised by two parents who pushed him to be his best.

14 posted on 03/27/2014 8:28:16 PM PDT by dirtboy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guess I’ll buy some shoes!


15 posted on 03/27/2014 8:30:30 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We supported him because he was an unarmed youth who was racially profiled, stalked, confronted, and then murdered by George Zimmerman.

Stupid, willfully so.

16 posted on 03/27/2014 8:34:57 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Kobe may be wrong on any number of other personal issues, but, with good personal experience on his part, I think his view on “race” is more honest and rational; more honest and rational than it is politically correct for a “black” man to make.


17 posted on 03/27/2014 8:48:03 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Miami Heat is - except for Ray Allen - a bunch of THUGs. LeBron James, Wade and Bosch should tell the Martin family that Trayvon is a THUG.


18 posted on 03/27/2014 8:50:31 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
 photo shroud_zps9f3dbdc4.jpg Kobe is a flawed human, but he is notable for not worshipping at the Shroud of Trayvon
19 posted on 03/27/2014 8:54:33 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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20 posted on 03/27/2014 8:56:10 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m sure that Kobe and his sponsors are quaking at the thought of all those muslins not buying their products. And all because Kobe just said that race should not trump thought. Just for that they are going to throw Kobe out out of the Afro Merican Union, from this day forward he will just be a deeply tanned White man to them.


21 posted on 03/27/2014 9:00:31 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Go Lakers!


22 posted on 03/27/2014 9:01:45 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bryant’s comments are correct whether he’s a hypocrite or not. If I tell you that murder is wrong, and then go out and commit a murder, it doesn’t mean that murder is right.


23 posted on 03/27/2014 9:42:18 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: griswold3
Those who do not understand this reasoned stance are ignorant.

They're not ignorant. They're racists.

24 posted on 03/27/2014 10:20:31 PM PDT by oldbrowser (Civil service unions are the real government)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Have to admit I will have to rethink my view on Kobe


25 posted on 03/27/2014 10:23:41 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We supported him because he was an unarmed youth who was racially profiled, stalked, confronted, and then murdered by George Zimmerman

I think one of the few people in the United States who agrees with Najee Ali on this is Michael Savage.

26 posted on 03/27/2014 10:26:39 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Najee's just another cheap race hustler.

Trayvon Martin

" We should ask ourselves, as individuals and as a society, how we can prevent future tragedies like this. As citizens, that’s a job for all of us. That’s the way to honor Trayvon Martin." - President of the United States Barack Hussein 0bama

27 posted on 03/27/2014 10:40:21 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

I still can’t believe that Savage had all the facts on Zimmerman. He did sound rather anti-self defense in one of his diatribes. Been in California too long.


28 posted on 03/27/2014 10:50:34 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“I won’t react to something just because I’m supposed to, because I’m an African-American,” Bryant said. “That argument doesn’t make any sense to me. So we want to advance as a society and a culture, but, say, if something happens to an African-American we immediately come to his defense? Yet you want to talk about how far we’ve progressed as a society? Well, we’ve progressed as a society, then don’t jump to somebody’s defense just because they’re African-American. You sit and you listen to the facts just like you would in any other situation, right? So I won’t assert myself.”

So someone is boycotting him due to his common sense?


29 posted on 03/27/2014 11:21:24 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have never thought much of Bryant as a man. He is a great basketball player of course. But now, I think it may be time to buy a Bryant jersey!


30 posted on 03/27/2014 11:57:08 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: oldbrowser

It’s not racist, it’s just simple bigotry. You will find that the label bigot makes a far bigger mark on them than does racist because race hustlers have not only watered down their favorite label, most of the public discount it as a PC hammer rather than an actual accusation. Not only that, they are insulated against being called racist because everyone knows, blacks are genetically incapable of such.


31 posted on 03/28/2014 3:29:51 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: mazda77

Yuz can’t go ‘gest da hood Bryant. Wez cumin fo ya.


32 posted on 03/28/2014 5:17:45 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: TigersEye
I'm not trying to start an argument; I'm just trying to establish facts and educate myself if I am uninformed.

I know that Trayvon Martin's cousin, Stephen Martin, tweeted "yu ain't tell me yu swung on a bus driver" to Martin on February 21, 2012. I've seen a screen capture of the tweet.

I followed the case closely.

To my knowledge, Stephen Martin's tweet is the only reference anywhere, any time, by anyone, to Trayvon Martin fighting or 'swinging on' a bus driver. To my knowledge, no suspension from school has been linked to Trayvon striking a bus driver; instead, there's been speculation. To my knowledge, no response from Trayvon to his cousin's tweet has been reported. To my knowledge, no conversation by Trayvon about a fight with the bus driver was ever reported.

From Joseph Martin's tweet, I believe Trayvon Martin very, very probably "swung on" a bus driver.

If there is evidence that Trayvon was suspended for that, and particularly if there is a conversation involving Trayvon discussing the incident, I would greatly appreciate it if you or someone else would point me to the source.

33 posted on 03/28/2014 7:39:48 AM PDT by Scoutmaster (Is it solipsistic in here, or is it just me?)
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To: Scoutmaster

I followed the case extremely closely. My memory, going back two years now, is that he was suspended for fighting with the school bus driver. He also Tweeted about it himself.


34 posted on 03/28/2014 12:19:22 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Muslim terrorist sympathizer Najee Ali spent as much time denouncing Islamic terrorism as he spent cracking on independent-minded black folks, he might have some credibility. But he never denounces Jihadist violence, because he is a Muslim terrorist sympathizer.


35 posted on 03/29/2014 11:47:45 PM PDT by Islam=Barbaric
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To: TigersEye

I followed the Kobe Bryant rape trial extremely close and if Kobe’s ignorant accuser Najee Ali had followed it he would know that the charges were not dropped because Kobe “paid the girl off”.

The charges were dropped by the Colorado hoochie because her Night Supervisor at the hotel where she worked was scheduled to testify that the girl snuck up to Kobe’s room the back way on several occasions. After the hoochie dropped the charges, she filed a Civil Suit, which is where Kobe settled out of court. Money was all that Eagle gold-digger was after in the first place.


36 posted on 03/29/2014 11:47:45 PM PDT by Islam=Barbaric
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To: Islam=Barbaric

Thanks, I never followed that case. Apparently Najee doesn’t know diddly squat.


37 posted on 03/29/2014 11:50:28 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Ali is just robotically spewing his Islamic hatred. His real hatred of Kobe is based on the fact that Kobe Bryant is a well-documented supporter of Israel.

http://israeltoday.nl/headlines/10-engels/700-kobe-bryant-im-a-big-fan-of-israel

“Los Angeles Lakers superstar meets with Israeli ambassador following game, is invited to Passover seder.

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant last week expressed his strong admiration for the Jewish state in an impromptu meeting with Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren following a home game against the San Antonio Spurs.

Following the game, Oren and Israeli Consul in Los Angeles Jacob Dayan visited the team area and ran into Bryant, who they invited to join them for Passover next month.

Bryant reportedly told the two: “I’m a big fan of the State of Israel.”

What the article doesnt say is that Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren was at the game because he received free tickets from Kobe.


38 posted on 03/30/2014 3:11:01 PM PDT by Islam=Barbaric
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