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All for the Love of Kids Event To Benefit Los Angeles County Foster Children

September 26th, 2014

All for the Love of Kids

 

“Reaching for the Stars” 19th Annual Awards Event To Benefit Los Angeles County Foster Children.

Spend the evening with Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and Lakers’ legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar! At All for the Love of Kids, Wednesday, October 8, 5-7pm.

Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration 500 West Temple Street, 8th Floor Balcony, Los Angeles, 90012

Tickets:
Adults – $45
County Employees – $35
Children Under 12 – Free

To purchase tickets, Click Here

 

All proceeds benefit the Children’s Trust Fund which for more than 45 years has provided foster youth with services and opportunitites not typically covered by government funding – such as orthdontia, academic tutors, education field trips, sports equipment, and music lessons.

For more information, call Candice Brown at (213) 763-2949

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Bruce Levenson Isn’t a Racist; He’s a Businessman

September 13th, 2014
Graduation advice

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson (Dave Tulis—AP)

Sure, there are assumptions he makes that are cringeworthy—but the questions about how to attract more white fans were entirely reasonable.

Well, the pitchforks are already sharpened and the torches lit anyway, so rather than let them go to waste, why not drag another so-called racist before the court of public opinion and see how much ratings-grabbing, head-shaking and race-shaming we can squeeze out of it? After all, the media got so much gleeful, hand-wringing mileage out of Don Sterling and Michael Brown.

The only problem is that Atlanta Hawks controlling owner Bruce Levenson is no Donald Sterling. Nor is his email racist. In fact, his worst crime is misguided white guilt…

Read the full article at TIME.com

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Throttles Up For Fall in Wisconsin

September 5th, 2014

Airplane!’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Roger Murdock, Ted Striker, the Zucker brothers, Robert Hayes and Jim Abrahams couldn’t resist dropping in to see Wisconsin’s fall foliage. Buckle in for a close-up view and you’ll see why the comedic stars can’t stay away.

To plan your autumn retreat and experience the fall fun for yourself, head to www.travelwisconsin.com

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Stands Up to Cancer on the Cover of Parade Magazine

August 28th, 2014

Parade Magazine September 2014

 

The stars of the @Stand Up To Cancer telecast are calling you this Friday, September 5th! Sign up for #WERECALLINGYOU to get a chance to talk to your favorite stars: werecallingyou.org

Read the full article.

Interview with Tokyo Journal

August 26th, 2014

Cover

Great 7 page interview with Kareem in the Tokyo Journal.

www.TokyoJournal.com

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