Kareem abdul-jabbar: how misbehaving stars use their kids as brand-enhancing props

When the famous bribe their kids into college or parade them on TV they are really using the façade of a perfect family to burnish their own image and justify their own bad behavior. We’ve all seen horrendous news reports of desperate parents leaping into a roiling ocean to save their drowning children — only Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar #2 & bill walton #1 on the loop final four countdown: best ncaa players

By KEVIN CUSICK | kcusick@pioneerpress.com | Pioneer Press PUBLISHED: April 3, 2019 at 4:00 pm | UPDATED: April 4, 2019 at 7:24 am 2. KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR He was known as Lew Alcindor when he arrived on the scene as a prep phenom at New York’s Power Memorial High School. He matriculated to UCLA, where he won a national title, Most Outstanding Player Read More »

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Kareem abdul-jabbar speaks on race, activism

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, basketball Hall of Famer, six-time NBA champion, author, filmmaker and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar visited ETSU on March 28 for a Q&A. The session was co-moderated by Carshonda Harris, director of the Multicultural Center, and Stephen Marshall, chair of the Media and Communication department. The forum took place in a packed Read More »

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