Barnes & Noble Announces the Best Books of 2018

Lists Include Top 15 Books Overall, Plus Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense, History & Current Affairs, YA, Young Readers, and Kids December 11, 2018 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced the Best Books of 2018 as chosen by the Company’s expert booksellers. The curated lists highlight books of …


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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Midterm Election Lessons and How Trump Killed the Magic of the Political Movie

Historic gains aside, the Nov. 6 results show that the meaning behind classic films of yesteryear, such as ‘Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,’ ‘All the President’s Men’ and even ‘Lincoln,’ don’t have a place in the current climate. Most Americans’ understanding of politics doesn’t come from high school social studies classes but from Hollywood movies and television dramas, which is …


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11th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is nominated a third time for Best Columnist in the 11th annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism Awards!  Already a two time winner, Kareem joins his comrades at The Hollywood Reporter in a total of 44 nominations.  Nominations include best publication, best website, journalist of the year for Lacey Rose and best columnist for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The Hollywood Reporter topped the …


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“Becoming Kareem” – For Your Grammy Consideration

Just heard some really interesting news! Our publisher tells me the audiobook edition of BECOMING KAREEM is eligible for a GRAMMY® for Best Children’s Album, having an audio book nominated is exceptionally rare… Voting is now open, so maybe you’ll consider checking out BECOMING KAREEM, read by yours truly, and/or sharing the news with friends in the Recording Academy? I know there’s a lot of great kids’ …


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Guilford College students excited for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bryan Series event

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer • October 29, 2018 NBA legend, NY Times best-selling author, and activist are just a few things that describe the second Bryan Series speaker of the academic year. The 7-foot-2-inch NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Speakers for the Bryan Series are chosen based off a multitude of factors. …


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NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor • October 26, 2018 For the second event of the 2018 season of the Guilford College Bryan Series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about both his basketball career and post-NBA life. The event was held at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Abdul-Jabbar is a former Hall of Fame college and professional basketball player. He played 20 seasons in …


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Light The Night – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Fundraising Page

Please join our team’s effort today by registering to walk or by making a donation to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Follow Team Kareem on social media with hashtag #TeamKareem. In joining Team Kareem (click here to join now), participants will be eligible for prizes and raffle opportunities below. Those on #TeamKareem who donate and/or fundraise $33.00 or more (Kareem’s jersey #), will also …


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November 14, 2018 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaking at WE Day / Ottawa Canada

WE Day Ottawa is coming soon! Mark November 14, 2018, on your calendar and join us at the Canadian Tire Centre for an unparalleled event bringing together world-renowned speakers, A-list performers, and tens of thousands of youth to celebrate a year of action that transformed communities and changed lives. Find out more at We.org


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November 30, 2018 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar – Finding Your Inner All Star

Friday, November 30, 2018, 7:30 pm MST at: Monfort Concert Hall , 701 10th Ave., Greeley, CO 80631 Every team Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has played on from high school to the NBA has been a winning team. With riveting and humorous detail, Abdul-Jabbar recounts his exciting evolution from street ball player to successful athlete, author, producer, and community activist. Audience Q&A to follow. Purchase Tickets …


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A letter to NBA rookies: beware sharks, hazing and your own arrogance

A basketball career isn’t just about figuring out what kind of player you want to be, it’s also about figuring out what kind of man you want to be Dear NBA rookie, You have nothing to prove. As you start your NBA career this month, remember that you are one of the top basketball players in the country and you got here through …


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