Kareem abdul-jabbar: fox news, tiffany haddish and why not all free speech is equal — or healthy

6:30 AM PDT 3/29/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From NFL players kneeling in protest to outrage over Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro and Tucker Carlson, the “freedom of speech” argument has been deployed by many agendas in the Trump age. In December, Tiffany Haddish posted a chipper Instagram video of herself wearing a fox fur vest while explaining, “I’m Read More »

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May 1, 2019 – an evening with kareem abdul-jabbar

Stanford University’s Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies presents an evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in a conversation on race, religion, sports, and politics in the US. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, a six-time NBA champion and the league’s only 6x MVP. He is one of a handful of influential and respected black men in America Read More »

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How do i feel seeing my nba records get broken? elated and inspired

As the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, I want to see my records broken as doing so is one more benchmark of human progress Every time I’m introduced in a public setting, my list of NBA records is announced. There aren’t as many now as there were when I retired, so at least my introduction takes less time. Read More »

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Abdul-jabbar says he cheers those who break his records

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the living legends in the NBA, ranking as the game’s all-time leader in points scored, minutes played, field goals made and attempted. Upon his retirement in 1989, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards, played in more All-Star Games or logged more seasons than him. That has Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar: what mtv’s ‘the challenge’ says about modern culture

6:45 AM PDT 3/12/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar For two decades, the reality show has delivered an addictive blend of drama and competition, but a recent pivot to showcasing “fame desperados” mirrors America’s broader overvaluation of celebrity “self-parody,” writes the Hollywood Reporter columnist and NBA great. Now in its 21st year and 33rd season, MTV’s The Challenge is one of Read More »

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Basketball great, best-selling author kareem abdul-jabbar coming to attucks theatre

By: Brian Reese Mar 11, 2019 11:40 PM EDT NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, a towering figure in sports and now the literary world, is coming to Norfolk’s Attucks Theatre in 2019. The Nov. 1 event is part of the historic African-American theater’s 100th anniversary celebration. The former UCLA and Los Angeles Lakers star is a New York Times best-selling author known for his Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar’s classy message for lebron james

By: Nick Schwartz | March 9, 2019 LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan for fourth place on the all-time NBA scoring list this week, and he should catch Lakers legend Kobe Bryant next season. James, now 34, has a realistic shot to finish his career as the all-time leading scorer in league history – and record holder Kareem Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar’s memorabilia nets nearly $3m at auction

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Dozens of prized memorabilia from the storied career of Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sold for nearly $3 million at auction Sunday, with all the proceeds going to his charity. According to ESPN, Abdul-Jabbar sold four of his six NBA title rings, three of his six MVP trophies, a signed basketball from his last game, Read More »

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