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The Hollywood Reporter: The Sad, “Disturbing Familiarity” of This Year’s Oscar Nominees

Illustration by Kyle Hilton Nearly as disappointing as the tired lack of inclusivity among this year's best picture contenders, writes The Hollywood Reporter columnist, is "the timidity of the filmmakers" that did make the cut....
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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....
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The Hollywood Reporter: ‘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...
Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons (25) and center Joel Embiid (21) would both make my 11-man squad.

The Guardian: 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...