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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?

  The Hollywood Reporter columnist calls out the hateful outbursts against Jews by Ice Cube, DeSean Jackson and others and explains how the muted response "perpetuates racism" and contributes to an...
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Op-Ed: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How to sustain momentum for the anti-racism movement

“I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear.” My old UCLA coach, John Wooden, used to quote that Walt Whitman poem often, and I’ve been hearing its echoes on the streets lately. The people out protesting...
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Kareem joins U.S. Chamber of Commerce to Discuss Racial Justice

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Praise for Kareem’s OpEd from LA Times Editor

“Kareem’s op-ed on racism resonated hugely with our readers as few pieces have done. More than 3 million people read the piece on our website.”  — Sue Horton OpEd Editor LA Times   Read full...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why ‘Gone With the Wind’ Needs a Warning Label, Not a Ban

The Hollywood Reporter's columnist says that though such racist content is damaging, "we need a way to present art within its historical context so the works can still be available and appreciated for their achievements...
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WHCA, WiCAL: NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives assist to long-term care provider community

 MADISON – The Wisconsin Health Care Association and Wisconsin Center for Assisted Living (WHCA/WiCAL) is pleased to announce the support of NBA legend and former Milwaukee Bucks player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his management company, Iconomy,...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 6 Best Morale-Boosting TV Dramas for People of Color

In a world under siege, writes The Hollywood Reporter columnist and NBA great, "Good shows can boost a community's morale and self-esteem — and make them feel connected to people like them and valued by...
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Spectrum SportsNet: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares his thoughts on racial injustice and the protests across the country

"It's a moment of clarity. That video of Mr. Floyd's murder, people now can see what it's like to be a black American. It was a very horrible crystallization of our experience." @kaj33 shares his...
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The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on His Lifelong Fight Against Racism

Jimmy recaps the discussions on racism in America he’s had with guests on the show before speaking with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on protesting after the death of Martin Luther King Jr., addressing those who don’t think racism affects them...