Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the Trump Era’s Movie Villains Are “Morally Woke” (Hollywood Reporter)

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6:30 AM PDT 7/17/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From ‘Black Panther’s’ Killmonger to ‘Incredibles 2’s’ Evelyn Deavor, this year’s big-screen baddies are more “conscionable” than the evildoers in the White House and reflect the ultimate problem: “Those who let this despairing situation come about: us.” The three most popular movies of the past few months — Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War and Incredibles 2 — have presented a …

Audy ContrerasKareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the Trump Era’s Movie Villains Are “Morally Woke” (Hollywood Reporter)

Why Ninja Warrior is the sport America needs (The Guardian)

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BY: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Wed 11 Jul 2018 05.00 EDT The TV show will never rival any of the major US sports but it teaches us that an athlete’s reach should exceed their grasp As bantering sports commentators, barstool fans and tall, handsome retired athletes endlessly debate which sport will emerge as the future national pastime, a subversive competitor has been muscling up the pop …

Audy ContrerasWhy Ninja Warrior is the sport America needs (The Guardian)

Trump’s opponents have the moral high-ground. Let’s not squander it (The Guardian)

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Tue 3 Jul 2018 08.06 EDT As Americans fear losing hope, some have turned to personal attacks on White House figures. That won’t fix the national crisis n the 1941 noir potboiler movie I Wake Up Screaming, Betty Grable’s character asks a corrupt cop: “What’s the good of living without hope?” To which he replies, “It can be done.” The movie’s title …

Audy ContrerasTrump’s opponents have the moral high-ground. Let’s not squander it (The Guardian)

LeBron James Is “Right Hero at Right Time” for L.A. (The Hollywood Reporter)

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5:20 PM PDT 7/2/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The THR columnist and NBA Hall of Famer welcomes James to the Los Angeles Lakers but says his political activism and Hollywood savvy will make just as big an impact as his basketball. Welcome to La La LeBron Land. LeBron James’ announcement that he is joining the Los Angeles Lakers has many Angelenos celebrating as …

Audy ContrerasLeBron James Is “Right Hero at Right Time” for L.A. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Los Angeles Lakers legend Michael Cooper uses basketball camp in Pablo to teach on, off court skills

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Jun 15, 2018 Updated Jun 19, 2018 PABLO — Ten minutes remained on the clock before Los Angeles Lakers legend Michael Cooper’s basketball camp was over and he had one last question to ask each of the participants. “What are you going to make good decisions about?” Cooper asked all 25-30 grade schoolers in attendance. That question was on their minds for …

IconomyLos Angeles Lakers legend Michael Cooper uses basketball camp in Pablo to teach on, off court skills

Iconomy congratulates Michael Cooper on his new coaching position with the Big3!

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BIG3 NAMES NBA CHAMPION MICHAEL COOPER NEW COACH OF 3’S COMPANY Cooper —5-Time NBA Champion and the Only Person to Win a Championship as a Coach or a Player in the NBA, WNBA, and the NBA D-League — joins the ranks of BIG3’s Legendary Coaches (LOS ANGELES) JUNE 6, 2018 – BIG3 announced today that former Los Angeles Laker great …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How we can really make America great (The Washington Post)

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By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  June 5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a social justice activist and six-time NBA champion. America’s most dangerous enemy is not terrorism, war or immigration. The greatest threat to our country is ignorance. A healthy democracy depends on knowledgeable discourse for survival, but our national conversation is incessantly muddied. Information is twisted, contorted and butchered — so much so that Americans …

Audy ContrerasKareem Abdul-Jabbar: How we can really make America great (The Washington Post)

Kareem Abdul Jabbar: Is LeBron James a better player than me? Is Hawkeye better than Green Arrow?

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On Tuesday, April 4th, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member, philanthropist and best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was welcomed by a sold out crowd of nearly 5,000 in Mount Union’s McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex.

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