Kareem takes a hard look at the messiahs of ESPN By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for Esquire.com Kids need heroes. Heroes provide models of exemplary behavior to emulate. Heroes inspire kids to achieve more than they thought they were capable of, to find strength when they thought they didn’t have any more, to follow a code of…

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Kareem shares his book with Jonathan Paz at Andrew Air Force Base, Maryland. The Skyhook Foundation has recently partnered with RIF (Reading Is Fundamental), the largest children’s literacy organization in the U.S. to inspire military children and families to read and achieve through a series of reading celebrations with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at RIF sites across…

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