NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares his reaction to Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the National Anthem, including what he would like to see done in terms of social injustice and how Kaepernick’s actions compare to his and Muhammad Ali’s historically.

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Throughout his career, former Los Angeles Lakers player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a social and political activist. He boycotted the 1968 Olympics and supported Muhammad Ali’s decision to refuse induction into the military during the Vietnam War. He also recently took the stage at the Democratic National Convention. The cultural commentator and best-selling author joins…

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Former NBA basketball player and writer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks about his latest book, Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White, a collection of essays which reflect on racial, cultural and political divides in the United States, in addition to his own experiences as an athlete, African-American, and a Muslim.…

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