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Lakers Carmelo Anthony Receives Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award

Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony received the NBA’s new Kareem Abdul-Jabbar trophy that was awarded to the league’s Social Justice Champion. The presentation was made on April 3, prior to the Lakers vs. Nuggets...

Oklahoma Bans Almost All Abortion….. Let’s Ban Oklahoma

Oklahoma Bans Almost All Abortion..... Let's Ban Oklahoma This may be the most massive civil rights attack in modern history. Will Smith’s Oscar slap probably garnered more press and public reaction than any other story...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Joins MLB Now

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Presidential Inaugural Committee Announces Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as Participant for the “Celebrating America” Primetime Special

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, José Andrés, Dolores Huerta, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Kim Ng to Join Program Special to Include Series Celebrating Americans Who Are Getting Us Through the Pandemic WASHINGTON — Today, the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC)...

CNN Tonight: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on his WebMD Editorial

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

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...

Podcast: Silence is Not an Option, with Don Lemon featuring Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks On Race, Activism

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, basketball Hall of Famer, six-time NBA champion, author, filmmaker and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited ETSU on March 28 for a Q&A. The session was co-moderated by Carshonda Harris, director of...