The widow of late Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, Vanessa Bryant, has posted a throwback photo of her late husband on her verified Instagram account and made a meaningful statement to educate everyone about equality.
On May 25, George Floyd, who is an unarmed and handcuffed black man, murdered by a white police officer named Derek Chauvin after the arrest in Minneapolis. After this terrible event, most of the people took to the streets to voice their concerns.
A lot of celebrities have shared many photos and messages for reacting to police violence via social media accounts. One of them was Kobe Bryant’s widow, Vanessa posted some critical words about the racism on her Instagram yesterday.
Today, she didn’t stop and continued to share a new statement on Instagram. She posted a throwback photo of her husband and started to talk about the t-shirt of him, which has a meaningful message on it.
As you can see in the photo below, Kobe was wearing a black shirt and written that on it, “I Can’t Breathe.” The mother of three made important statements about the death of black people, and she said that everyone needs to educate about equality. This post reached more than 800k likes in a few hours, and her followers wrote many comments for her meaningful words.
Here’s the statement of Vanessa:
“My husband wore this shirt years ago, and yet here we are again.💔#ICANTBREATHE (repost/photo credit unknown), please tag 📷 Life is so fragile. Life is so unpredictable. Life is too short. Let’s share and embrace the beautiful qualities and similarities we all share as people. Drive out hate.
Teach respect and love for all at home and at school. Spread LOVE. Fight for change- register to VOTE. Do not use innocent lives lost as an excuse to loot. BE AN EXAMPLE OF THE CHANGE WE WANT TO SEE. #BLACKLIVESMATTER ❤️ .”
See the Instagram post of her right below.