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Watching LeBron motivate his teammates beyond their limits makes him the best on the court, but it’s his commitment to the disillusioned and disenfranchised that truly sets him apart Winning an NBA championship is nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers. They have been in the finals a record 31 times since winning the title Read More »

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Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar teamed up with FOX 11 to narrate a tribute to the basketball team as they head into the NBA finals. Original post on foxla.com

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Amanda Edwards/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images The Hollywood Reporter columnist disagrees with director Lulu Wang’s assertion that only a Chinese director should tell the story of classical pianist Lang Lang: “The key for any artist is to find the common humanity we all share.” When it was recently announced that Ron Howard would direct a biopic of Read More »

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When I boycotted the 1968 Olympics because of racial inequality I was ostracized. Now white athletes are joining their black teammates in protests Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Do you want to know what it feels like to be black in America this week? Think about Survivor, or Naked and Afraid, or Alone – or any of those wilderness shows in Read More »

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The NBA champ, author, and Emmy nominee on fatherhood, jazz, and vintage cars. BY VANITY FAIR August 27, 2020 Illustration by Risko. What is your idea of perfect happiness? Being surrounded by my friends and family. Just listening to them interacting, laughing, sharing. It is the culmination of everything I could have hoped for. What is Read More »

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Finding Common Ground In the wake of antisemitic comments from prominent Black athletes and entertainers, we examine the strong alliances and deeply ingrained tensions between the Black and Jewish communities. How does their solidarity during the 1960s civil rights movement inform these relationships today? Don talks to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who recently penned an article on Read More »

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