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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ciara, Gaten Matarazzo and more celebrate young change-makers at WE Day Washington

TACOMA, WA, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Today, WE Day returns to Washington bringing together over 16,000 students and educators at Tacoma Dome to celebrate young people committed to making a difference.  The inspiring youth empowerment event features renowned speakers, innovative thought leaders and dynamic performers including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ciara, Gaten Matarazzo, Ariel Winter, alongside WE Co-founder Craig Kielburger and co-hosts Skai Jackson and Bailee Madison and more. WE Day Washington is free of charge to students and educators…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Fast Facts

CNN Library Here is a look at the life of philanthropist, best-selling author and NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Monday, April 15th 2019, 3:31 PM EDT CNN Library Here is a look at the life of philanthropist, best-selling author and NBA Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Personal: Birth date: April 16, 1947 Birth…

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Bucks legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This team can win championship

MILWAUKEE — 12 News’ Sports Director Dan Needles talks one-on-one with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about the Bucks’ 2019 playoff chances. (Transcript below) DN: IT PROBABLY DOESN’T SEEM LIKE 48 YEARS AGO THEY WON A TITLE. WHAT STANDS OUT MOST FROM THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON OR WINNING THAT CHAMPIONSHIP? KAJ: IT’S HARD TO RELATE TO THE WAY THE…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar attends Bucks playoff game, lifts 1971 championship trophy

by Marty Fenn The Milwaukee Bucks won 60 games in the just-completed NBA regular season, their highest total since 1980-81. To celebrate Milwaukee’s historic achievement before the beginning of its first-round playoff series against the Detroit Pistons, the Bucks paid homage to a franchise legend: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The man formerly named Lew Alcindor was in attendance for Game…

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Aisha Tyler Express Need for Diversity in Higher Education in America

by Jasmyne Bell Chancellor Gene Block was honored with the Educational Visionary Award, presented by Abdul-Jabbar and fellow UCLA alum Bill Walton. Fulfillment Fund’s annual event, Eat, Drink, Be Inspired, put a spotlight on the organization’s incredible mission to send students from low-income and marginalized backgrounds to college. The fundraiser, which was held at Calley…

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Happ best center in NCAA, wins Kareem Abdul-Jabbar award

By NBC15 Staff LOS ANGELES (WMTV) — Ethan Happ capped his brilliant Wisconsin basketball career on Friday by winning the 2019 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award, the Basketball Hall of Fame positional award given to the nation’s best center. Happ was presented the award by Abdul-Jabbar himself at the College Basketball Awards show in downtown Los Angeles on…

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Q&A: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar weighs in on social issues, Magic Johnson, the Lakers and more at WE Day Baltimore

By Mike Preston | April 10, 2019 WE Day Community: Baltimore brought together 2,000 students and educators Wednesday at the Hippodrome Theatre to recognize those across the state who are making a difference in their local and global communities. One of the featured speakers was Hall of Fame basketball player and Los Angeles Lakers great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 71,…

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