Praise for Kareem’s OpEd from LA Times Editor


“Kareem’s op-ed on racism resonated hugely with our readers as few pieces have done. More than 3 million people read the piece on our website.”  — Sue Horton OpEd Editor LA Times   Read full article on

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why ‘Gone With the Wind’ Needs a Warning Label, Not a Ban


The Hollywood Reporter’s columnist says that though such racist content is damaging, “we need a way to present art within its historical context so the works can still be available and appreciated for their achievements but not admired for their cultural failings.” I have mixed feelings on John Ridley’s well-reasoned Los Angeles Times Op-Ed article asking HBO Read More »

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WHCA, WiCAL: NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives assist to long-term care provider community


 MADISON – The Wisconsin Health Care Association and Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL) is pleased to announce the support of NBA legend and former Milwaukee Bucks player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his management company, Iconomy, LLC, in creating a partnership between WHCA/WiCAL and Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Company LLC, one of the largest online suppliers of industrial safety Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 6 Best Morale-Boosting TV Dramas for People of Color


In a world under siege, writes The Hollywood Reporter columnist and NBA great, “Good shows can boost a community’s morale and self-esteem — and make them feel connected to people like them and valued by people not like them.” We like to think adversity brings out the best in people, but usually it only brings Read More »

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Spectrum SportsNet: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares his thoughts on racial injustice and the protests across the country


“It’s a moment of clarity. That video of Mr. Floyd’s murder, people now can see what it’s like to be a black American. It was a very horrible crystallization of our experience.” @kaj33 shares his thoughts on racial injustice and the protests across the country with @geeter3. — Spectrum SportsNet (@SpectrumSN) June 3, 2020 Read More »

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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on His Lifelong Fight Against Racism


Jimmy recaps the discussions on racism in America he’s had with guests on the show before speaking with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on protesting after the death of Martin Luther King Jr., addressing those who don’t think racism affects them and what gives him hope.Watch full video on

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NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar defends nationwide protests in op-ed


Responding to the nationwide protests sparked by the death in police custody of George Floyd in Minneapolis last Monday, former NBA star and social and political activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar said that racism in America needs to be addressed by all Americans. Appearing on “CBS This Morning” Monday, Abdul-Jabbar explained why he supports the protesters, and the changes he believes Read More »

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