Your browser does not support the video tag. The one-hour documentary is set to air Feb. 19. History Channel on Saturday announced a one-hour documentary featuring NBA star, author, activist and The Hollywood Reporter contributor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Titled Black Patriots, the documentary will paint “a comprehensive picture of the African-American experience during the Revolutionary War,” according to…

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Movies about racial injustice can “exonerate us” when set in the past, but the evils are more urgent than ever, writes The Hollywood Reporter columnist. In Just Mercy, when attorney Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) arrives in Monroeville, Alabama, to take the case of a wrongly convicted black man, Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx), the local…

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I didn’t just look for the best individuals, I picked the best players who would go together as a team. And here they are. Fans today seem to enjoy speculating on “What If” sports scenarios as much as they enjoy watching actual athletic events. What if: Michael Jordan played one-on-one against Magic Johnson? What if:…

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Want to meet a UCLA legend and check out an exciting new collaboration? If so, you’re in luck – a new t-shirt collection honoring superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar officially launches at the UCLA Store on Jan. 11, the same day the Bruins take on crosstown rival, USC, at Pauley Pavilion. The collection includes five total designs,…

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Jake Giles Netter/Warner Bros. (‘Just Mercy’ director Destin Daniel Cretton on the set of the Warner Bros. drama about lawyer Bryan Stevenson.) Movies about racial injustice can “exonerate us” when set in the past, but the evils are more urgent than ever, writes The Hollywood Reporter columnist. In Just Mercy, when attorney Bryan Stevenson (Michael B.…

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