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In today’s celebrity-driven culture, it has become easier and often cathartic to collectively mourn beloved Black icons.
Hosted by the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center, an emotional service celebrated the lives of the NBA legend and his daughter.
The singer opened the Los Angeles ceremony dedicated to the NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, who died last month in a helicopter crash.
Family, fans and friends can pay tribute to the basketball legend at his home court.
Dwyane Wade also honored the Los Angeles Lakers great in a special episode of “NBA on TNT” filmed at the Staples Center.
The awards ceremony then opened with Alicia Keys giving an emotional tribute: "We are standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built."
The Los Angeles arena is hosting the Grammy Awards, but grief-stricken fans ignored police warnings to stay away from the area.
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