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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: LeBron James Is Bigger Than the ‘GOAT’ Debate, He’s a Hero for Our Time

BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR ON 2/14/19 AT 8:41 AM In Paul Simon’s “The Boy in the Bubble,” he sings, “It’s every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.” It’s both an observation and a lament about how...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Megyn Kelly, Blackface and NBC’s “Hate Crime-Adjacent” Problem

The network’s news division is complicit in the racism of its highly paid anchor, and yes, she should be fired, writes the NBA great and Hollywood Reporter cultural columnist. Most sentences that begin with “When...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Good Day LA

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Kareem Talks LeBron, New Book, “Airplane!”& More w/Rich Eisen

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will definitely be the tallest person on the Veronica Mars writing staff

Veronica Mars is officially returning next year thanks to Hulu, who offered the cult mystery series an eight-episode order. Not only will star Kristen Bell be returning, but so will creator Rob Thomas, who just took to Twitter...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Discusses “Becoming Kareem” on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (VIDEO)

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah NBA Hall of Famer and "Becoming Kareem" author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares Colin Kaepernick's protest to his own travails as a socially engaged athlete. Read more at Comedy Central
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PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton – One on One with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Video)

Rev. Al is joined by legendary basketball star turned athletic activist, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss civil rights in the era of Trump and how to continue moving forward. Watch full video at MSNBC.com [share title="Share...
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From Skyhook To STEM: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Brings The Science (NPR)

LA Johnson/NPR Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is taking his shot helping narrow the opportunity and equity gaps with his Skyhook Foundation and Camp Skyhook. The Los Angeles nonprofit helps public school students in the city access a...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 3 Ways to Build a Better Black Superhero

Illustration by Ulises Farinas It's not just about the superpowers. Every African-American comic book protagonist must have these important characteristics, writes the NBA great and THR columnist.   When I was a kid, Batman and...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Celebrates Ramadan, Breaks Fast With Israeli Consul

Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Media Mogul Russell Simmons Join in Special Iftar Dinner Hosted by Consul General of Israel Sam Grundwerg.. (photo credit:MICHELLE MIVZARI) "Those who pit us against each other do so, not...