Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Chosen as 2021 Commencement Speaker for Washington University in St. Louis

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Mr. Abdul-Jabbar will deliver Washington University’s 160th Commencement address in May at a small, in person ceremony with guidance and approval from St. Louis regional health authorities. The university will award him an honorary doctor of humanities degree. “Abdul-Jabbar’s address to the Class of 2021, which will be video recorded in advance to accommodate the Read More »

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How ‘The Bachelor’ Went Off the Tracks Dealing With Racism


8:00 AM PDT 3/26/2021 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar A season meant to be historic with the first-ever Black Bachelor instead highlighted the need to “remain vigilant to the clueless enablers who allow racism to thrive,” writes The Hollywood Reporter’s columnist. A few years ago, I got an excited call from the producers of The Bachelor. I Read More »

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