Omnivoracious blog review of writings on the wall

Combining his personal experiences as a black Muslim male with statistical data, research, and a bit of humor, Abdul-Jabbar (On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance, 2010, etc.) explores the divisions in the United States along lines of race, class, religion, and gender, and he offers concrete, easily implemented solutions to fix these ongoing problems…

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Kareem abdul-jabbar to write ‘mycroft holmes’ comic book series

Not content with being an NBA legend and columnist for the Washington Post, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is adding a new career to his resume: comic book writer, as he explores one of his lesser-known passions, the mythology of Sherlock Holmes, and particularly the career of Holmes’ brother, Mycroft…

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A.C. Green played in an NBA-record 1,192 consecutive games and won three NBA titles. What’s even more impressive is how he managed to navigate the world of the NBA while holding on to his devout Christian beliefs, staying celibate until he finally married at the age of 38.

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