Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Joins ‘iZombie’s’ Final Season


(Photo courtesy of: Twitter/imrosemciver Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Rose McIver) The NBA legend and Hollywood Reporter columnist will play a Seattle councilman in the CW show’s upcoming season. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is stretching his acting muscles again with a role on the final season of iZombie.The NBA legend (and Hollywood Reporter columnist) will guest-star on The CW series in 2019. Read More »

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The Hollywood Reporter: Why the Trump Era’s Movie Villains Are “Morally Woke”


6:30 AM PDT 7/17/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From ‘Black Panther’s’ Killmonger to ‘Incredibles 2’s’ Evelyn Deavor, this year’s big-screen baddies are more “conscionable” than the evildoers in the White House and reflect the ultimate problem: “Those who let this despairing situation come about: us.” The three most popular movies of the past few months — Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity Read More »

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Why Ninja Warrior is the sport America needs (The Guardian)


BY: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Wed 11 Jul 2018 05.00 EDT The TV show will never rival any of the major US sports but it teaches us that an athlete’s reach should exceed their grasp As bantering sports commentators, barstool fans and tall, handsome retired athletes endlessly debate which sport will emerge as the future national pastime, a subversive competitor has Read More »

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July, 27, 2018 – 2018 National Trademark Exposition (Washington, DC)

Friday, July 27, 2018 at 10:15am National Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave N.W., Washington, DC 20560   NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a registered trademark owner, businessman, and New York Times best-selling author. He has written 14 books, including two recent memoirs: “Becoming Kareem” for young readers, and “Coach Wooden and Me” Read More »

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Trump’s opponents have the moral high-ground. Let’s not squander it (The Guardian)


Tue 3 Jul 2018 08.06 EDT As Americans fear losing hope, some have turned to personal attacks on White House figures. That won’t fix the national crisis n the 1941 noir potboiler movie I Wake Up Screaming, Betty Grable’s character asks a corrupt cop: “What’s the good of living without hope?” To which he replies, “It can Read More »

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The Hollywood Reporter: LeBron James Is “Right Hero at Right Time” for L.A.


5:20 PM PDT 7/2/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The THR columnist and NBA Hall of Famer welcomes James to the Los Angeles Lakers but says his political activism and Hollywood savvy will make just as big an impact as his basketball. Welcome to La La LeBron Land. LeBron James’ announcement that he is joining the Los Angeles Lakers Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How we can really make America great (The Washington Post)


By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  June 5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a social justice activist and six-time NBA champion. America’s most dangerous enemy is not terrorism, war or immigration. The greatest threat to our country is ignorance. A healthy democracy depends on knowledgeable discourse for survival, but our national conversation is incessantly muddied. Information is twisted, contorted and butchered — Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Keynote 2018 National Trademark Expo

May 9, 2018 Press Release 18-07 CONTACT: (Media Only)  Paul Fucito (571) 272-8400 or paul.fucito@uspto.gov Washington – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that NBA All-Star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will deliver the keynote address at the opening ceremony for the 2018 National Trademark Expo at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. on Read More »

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‘Becoming Kareem’ stage presentation sets date for Uihlein Hall in Milwaukee


JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel “Dancing With the Stars” won’t be the last stage project for former Bucks and NBA superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and this time, Milwaukeeans won’t need a TV to watch. “Becoming Kareem,” a live on-stage performance with Abdul-Jabbar will take place at the Marcus Center’s Uihlein Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. Read More »

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