The Wrap/ A+E-Networks’ Doc Slate: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Film Black on Protests, Series on Black Comedy, Hip Hop

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar A+E Networks announced a trio of new documentary projects on Wednesday, led by its second collaboration with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The NBA legend and racial justice advocate will executive produce a documentary film for History Channel about protests. “Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America” will look at the impact key protests have Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Social Justice, Vaccine Mandates and the Evolution of NBA Style

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The Hall of Famer has never hesitated to use his stature and influence to fight for others. By Bryan Hood Ugg Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a six-time NBA champion and six-time league MVP. He holds the career scoring record—32 years after retiring—and is generally considered among the top three players to ever set foot on the Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & adidas Create 33 Custom Pairs of “Forum” Sneakers

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Inspired by Kareem’s ’84-’85 Lakers Championship, these shoes are signed personally by Kareem with 100% of the proceeds donated to the Skyhook Foundation. This one-time release will be available on the NTWRK app during their SneakerCon event on June 26th, 2021. If you miss out, you can also sign up to win a special signed Read More »

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GMA: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar opens up about prostate cancer diagnosis to raise awareness about health care disparities

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By Angeline Jane Bernabe & Mya Green For the first time, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is opening up about his private battle with prostate cancer since being diagnosed 11 years ago. In an essay Abdul-Jabbar wrote for WebMD, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer revealed how he’s had prostate cancer, leukemia and heart bypass surgery to shed light on the health challenges Read More »

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WebMD: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks Medicine, Mistrust, & Equality

Our lives are at risk. The health care system—and everyday individuals—have to do a better job to protect us. By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar My life is at risk. Not just because I’m 73 with the usual annoying aches and pains that accompany age, but because I’m tall and I’m Black. At 7 feet, 2 inches, I’m Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Commemorate Bruce Lee’s 80th Birthday With New Stories About The Legend

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7:41 AM PST 11/26/2020 by Ryan Parker The two men were dear friends who appeared on screen together in the classic ‘Game of Death’.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will honor the 80th birthday of his friend, the late Bruce Lee, by sharing new stories about their friendship. The NBA icon and actor announced Thursday that he would have a conversation Read More »

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Iconomy, LLC Unites Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Bruce Lee to Inspire Global Friendships

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Two Icons – One Message of Hope Iconomy, LLC Unites Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Bruce Lee to Inspire Global Friendships   What You Need to Know: First-ever partnership between two icons – social justice champion (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) and social justice warrior (Bruce Lee) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bruce Lee Family Company release limited edition t-shirts to promote Read More »

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