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The Arena: “We Are Home” by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares a powerful essay on standing up for social justice and equality. Video on nba.com
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks On Race, Activism

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, basketball Hall of Famer, six-time NBA champion, author, filmmaker and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited ETSU on March 28 for a Q&A. The session was co-moderated by Carshonda Harris, director of...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits Johnson City

by Heather Williams | Thursday, March 28th 2019 JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — One of the greatest to every play the game of basketball was in Johnson City as part of ETSU's Civility Forum. He chatted with...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Megyn Kelly, Blackface and NBC’s “Hate Crime-Adjacent” Problem

The network’s news division is complicit in the racism of its highly paid anchor, and yes, she should be fired, writes the NBA great and Hollywood Reporter cultural columnist. Most sentences that begin with “When...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks at WE Day! (Toronto & Brooklyn)

WE Day Toronto September 20, 2018 WE Day Brooklyn September 26, 2018 Find out more at WE.org
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar On Good Day LA

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to speak at River Campus

October 7, 2018 The basketball icon, activist, author, and ambassador, will give the first lecture in a series on “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change,” presented by Donald Hall, the University’s Robert L. and...
Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: speaking out, writing for TV and basketball’s evolution

Q&A with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: speaking out, writing for TV and basketball’s evolution

By Marek Warszawski The Fresno Bee (TNS) Oct 10, 2018 Updated Oct 11, 2018 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s athletic resume is more lengthy than his 7-foot-2 frame. He’s the NBA’s all-time leading scorer (38,387 career points) while amassing six...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the Midterm Elections: Beware ‘Bachelor’ Nation at the Ballot Box

6:30 AM PDT 10/9/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Don't just blame Donald Trump for the current anti-intellectual threat to democracy, blame reality TV as voters "go with their hearts" instead of relying on research or reason, writes the...