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Kareem on CBS This Morning Discussing Black Patriots Documentary

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on “CBS This Morning” Discussing “Black Patriots” Documentary

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an executive producer of the new History Channel documentary "Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution." The documentary highlights African Americans who stood up to British rule and helped establish the...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Deborah Morales Executive Produce Upcoming History Channel Series About Black Patriots

  Your browser does not support the video tag. The one-hour documentary is set to air Feb. 19. History Channel on Saturday announced a one-hour documentary featuring NBA star, author, activist and The Hollywood Reporter contributor...
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Just Mercy’ and the Difference Between Black and White Legal Dramas

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Just Mercy’ and the Difference Between Black and White Legal Dramas

Jake Giles Netter/Warner Bros. 'Just Mercy' director Destin Daniel Cretton on the set of the Warner Bros. drama about lawyer Bryan Stevenson. Movies about racial injustice can "exonerate us" when set in the past, but...
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Airplane! Cast Showcases Wisconsin’s Winter Wonderland in Third and Final TV Spot

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Robert Hays and Otto Autopilot show beauty of winter in Wisconsin in latest Travel Wisconsin ad. Watch on YouTube
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Bucks legend Abdul-Jabbar, ‘Airplane!’ cast members make Wisconsin tourism ad

A new ad proves that Wisconsin is a great place to travel to and enjoy, and don't call Kareem Abdul-Jabbar "Shirley." Watch on YouTube
Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons (25) and center Joel Embiid (21) would both make my 11-man squad. Photograph: Bill Streicher/USA Today Sports

My NBA dream team of the next decade

I didn’t just look for the best individuals, I picked the best players who would go together as a team. And here they are. Fans today seem to enjoy speculating on “What If” sports scenarios...
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UCLA Trademarks & Licensing Collaborates with UCLA Basketball Legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Mitchell & Ness to Debut T-shirt Collection

Want to meet a UCLA legend and check out an exciting new collaboration? If so, you’re in luck – a new t-shirt collection honoring superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar officially launches at the UCLA Store on Jan....
‘The attempt to drown out Kaepernick’s voice has been going on since he first took a knee’. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Colin Kaepernick is the black Grinch for those who dream of a white America

The tactics used to discredit the former quarterback are how conservative America has always treated black athletes who speak out. Colin Kaepernick sent a tweet on Thanksgiving and the white-wing media wants to make sure you know...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Gives Kids A Shot That Can’t Be Blocked

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — NBA Hall of Famer, best-selling author, renowned columnist, historian, philanthropist— is laser-focused on underprivileged kids. The key to empowering them? Education. Through his Skyhook Foundation and Camp Skyhook, he’s on a mission...
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Cover of “Diversity in STEAM Magazine” (Winter/Spring 2020)

Kareem has been honored with the cover of "Diversity in STEAM Magazine" for the impact of his non-profit, The Skyhook Foundation. Kareem's dedication to creating a more positive world has been evident throughout his life...