Kareem: Minority of One on HBO Nov. 3

Janice Contreras Iconomy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Video

  For Immediate Release HBO SPORTS® SETS PREMIERE FOR DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BASKETBALL LEGEND AND TRAILBLAZER KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR KAREEM: MINORITY OF ONE SET TO DEBUT NOV. 3 ON HBO           NEW YORK, July 23, 2015 – HBO Sports® and Mandalay Sports Media, in association with Iconomy® Multi-Media & Entertainment, have set the premiere date for the much-anticipated documentary about the life and career of Hall …

Janice ContrerasKareem: Minority of One on HBO Nov. 3
Kareem shares why he converted to Islam.

Kareem shares why he converted to Islam

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I was born Lew Alcindor. Now I’m Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

The transition from Lew to Kareem was not merely a change in celebrity brand name — like Sean Combs to Puff Daddy to Diddy to P. Diddy — but a transformation of heart, mind and soul. I used to be Lew Alcindor, the pale reflection of what white America expected of me. Now I’m Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the manifestation of my African history, culture and beliefs.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins with Pierce Brosnan to launch the One Degree campaign, urges Congress to step up cancer funding

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A breakfast at the Cannon House Office building’s ornate Caucus Room, which was packed with pastries, coffee, dozens of volunteers, a handful of members of Congress — along with fellow celeb advocates retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and “Desperate Housewives” actress Marcia Cross.

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Basketball icon Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is making a name for himself outside of the game.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the basketball icon, reinvented as culture vulture

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“You are the man, Mr. Jabbar,” somebody shouts down what is normally a quiet, long hallway in the Department of Justice. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who is, in fact, the man, having scored more points than anyone in National Basketball Association history, even Michael, Kobe and LeBron, nods but doesn’t break his stride. He’s on a tight schedule. First, the retired star will interview Attorney General Eric Holder for a documentary he’s making on race.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Fifteen Candidates Announced for First-Ever Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award

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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the fifteen watch list members for the 2015 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its inaugural year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball. The watch list of 15 candidates was determined by a national committee comprised of top college basketball personnel.

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KAJ at Vernon Elementary School in Portland

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visits Portland school; promotes book and answers questions (Photos)

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ducked his head as he entered the gymnasium, greeted by the screams and shouts of over 350 students at Vernon Elementary School in Portland. The 7′-2″ NBA legend visited the school on Friday, February 20, 2015, to answer questions about his career and to promote his new book, “Stealing the Game”.

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