THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 at 7pm
Doors open at 6pm
500 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Basketball legend turned author and political activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will give a speech and take questions March 2 at the Milwaukee Theatre as the guest of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Distinguished Lecture Series and the Muslim Student Association.
Doors open for the event at 6 p.m., and Abdul-Jabbar will begin speaking at 7 p.m. He will have a book signing after his talk. Copies of his books will be available for purchase. Abdul-Jabbar will sign only his books, not memorabilia.
The event is free to UWM students. Tickets for others are $10 in advance for faculty, staff and and alumni, and $15 for the general public. At the door, the cost is $5 more.
Tickets go on sale Feb. 15 and can be obtained at the information center in the UWM Student Union or by calling 414-229-4825. In addition, members of the general public can purchase tickets online at dls.uwm.edu