The Wrap/ A+E-Networks’ Doc Slate: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Film Black on Protests, Series on Black Comedy, Hip Hop

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

A+E Networks announced a trio of new documentary projects on Wednesday, led by its second collaboration with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The NBA legend and racial justice advocate will executive produce a documentary film for History Channel about protests.

“Fight the Power: The Protests That Changed America” will look at the impact key protests have had on the evolution of the U.S. and will explore the question: Does the arc of the moral universe bend toward justice when pressure is applied? Abdul-Jabbar will executive produce with Deborah Morales of Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment and the Six West Media Group.

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