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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
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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...
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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...
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The Hollywood Reporter: In Hollywood, a Decade of Racial Progress But at a Glacial Pace

Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures; Universal Studios; Marvel Studios The Hollywood Reporter columnist reviews the movement toward inclusion in the film and TV industry as he takes "tongs and a fossil brush" to The Hollywood...
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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...