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Quick Facts

NBA All-Time Leading Scorer (38,387)

Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient


19x NBA All-Star

New York Times Bestselling Author of 15 books

Award-Winning Film Producer/Writer

2x NAACP Image Award Winner (What Color Is My World & On the Shoulders of Giants)

Medal of Freedom Recipient

3x Columnist of the Year from the National Arts and Journalism Awards

Political Activist & Educational Advocate

Features in HBO's most watched documentary of all time – Karreem: Minority of One

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a global icon that changed the game of professional basketball and went on to become a celebrated author, filmmaker, and ambassador of education.