In endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer says that the leading Democratic candidate is attuned to the needs of the middle class. Learn more at CNN.com
There is a tradition in U.S. politics of somberly proclaiming that each election is The Most Important in History. The idea, of course, is to scare people into voting for some candidate or another. This is done by describing an apocalyptic future like some sadistic camp counselor telling horror stories at bedtime with a flashlight under his chin. In making …
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball’s all-time leading scorer and the six-time NBA champion who is now a writer and political activist, has been named Franklin & Marshall College’s 2016 Mueller Fellow.
Athlete, author and activist embodies best of Drew. April 2016 – Drew University proudly announces that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will join Drew University as its 2016 Commencement speaker and will receive an honorary degree in humane letters. As an athlete, author and activist, Mr. Abdul-Jabbar has led a life of excellence and embodies many of Drew’s ideals. Following his stellar career in …
Basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today, from race and economic inequality to the business of sports and the media’s influence on society.
Kareem was just selected as PAC-12 Player of the 20th Century & Coach Wooden was selected as PAC-12 Coach of the 20th Century by the PAC-12 network. There is a 1/2 hour tv special airing on this.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reflects on MLK and Discusses “Athlete Activism” with NBA.com. To learn more, visit the NBA.com page.
As a national champion, national player of the year, All-American, and so much more, Kareem is one of the best examples in history of what it means to be a part of the Conference of Champions.
NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sits down with Deborah Morales for a conversation about his new book Mycroft Holmes. Kareem discusses some of the characters in the book and their history, which a lot of is factual. Kareem also talks about using Sherlock Holmes strategies on opponents during his basketball career, Coach John Wooden, his Trinidadian background, and how he became interested in writing. There’s a lot of history and knowledge discussed in this video.
Michel Martin, weekend host of NPR’s “All Things Considered,” interviews NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar at the National Building Museum as part of NPR’s annual “Weekend in Washington” event. (Paul Morigi/AP Images for NPR)