Kobe Bryant Honored At The Smithsonian Check It Out

The late Kobe Bryant has been honored by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.

A jersey and pair of shoes worn by Kobe during the 2008 NBA Finals has been added to an exhibit titled 'Sports: Leveling the Playing Field'. 

Other black athletes highlighted in the exhibit include Colin Kaepernick and Muhammad Ali.

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant are founding donors of the museum, donating $1 million towards its construction ahead of the grand opening in 2016.

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Have you ever been to the Smithsonian?

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