Time Magazine September 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the Cover of Time Magazine

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The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race Ferguson is not just about systemic racism — it’s about class warfare and how America’s poor are held back, says Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Will the recent rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, be a tipping point in the struggle against racial injustice, or will it be a minor footnote in some future grad student’s thesis …

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Lakers v Celtics

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is Headed to Dubai

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National Basketball Association legend for second annual health and fitness weekend revealed Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai is buzzing with the announcement that yet another Los Angeles legend is heading to the UAE. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) all-time leading scorer and six-time champion will be in the UAE from 28-31 October to lead the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Health & …

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A Conversation on Sports, Race & Politics – Video of Kareem’s Panel at the U.S. Mayor’s Conference

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Conference of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has convened a panel on sports, race and politics. Throughout our history, sports has played a pivotal role in advancing civil rights – from Jackie Robinson integrating baseball to Tommie Smith and John Carlos taking a stand at a 1968 Olympics medal ceremony. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s swift and decisive response to …

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CA Hall of Fame

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to be Inducted into the California Hall of Fame

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Newest class to be inducted on October 1, 2014 at The California Museum SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — June 16, 2014: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown along with The California Museum announced the 8th class of inductees to the California Hall of Fame today. The newest class of inspirational individuals will join 81 Californians previously inducted …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s UCLA Commencement Speech

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar presents keynote speaker Dr. Randy Schekman (alumnus who was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine) at the 2014 UCLA Commencement. Also, check out the UCLA College Commencement Highlights 2014 video below…

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US Conference of Mayors

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Dallas on June 23, 2014

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The United States Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting: Friday, June 20 – Monday, June 23 Washington, D.C. – Under the leadership of U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and host Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, more than 200 of the nation’s mayors from cities large and small will convene in Dallas at the OMNI Hotel to …

pringdesignKareem Abdul-Jabbar to Speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Dallas on June 23, 2014