Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How Misbehaving Stars Use Their Kids as Brand-Enhancing Props

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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 to also drown. Most parents …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar #2 & Bill Walton #1 on The Loop Final Four Countdown: Best NCAA Players

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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 and Player of the Year …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Speaks On Race, Activism

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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 Brooks Gym and was part …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Fox News, Tiffany Haddish and Why Not All Free Speech Is Equal — or Healthy

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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 going to wear fur every …

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May 1, 2019 – An Evening with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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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 who has a national platform …

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How do I feel seeing my NBA records get broken? Elated and inspired

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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. But whenever someone closes in …

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Abdul-Jabbar says he cheers those who break his records

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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 changed since then, as Abdul-Jabbar …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: What MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ Says About Modern Culture

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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 the most entertaining reality shows …

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Basketball great, best-selling author Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coming to Attucks Theatre

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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 social and political commentary. He’s …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s classy message for LeBron James

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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 Abdul-Jabbar would graciously welcome James …

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