Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Puts Basketball Memorabilia On Auction Block To Benefit STEM Education

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Former Lakers superstar Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off some of his signature artifacts from his NBA career for the kids. The basketball star’s jerseys, NBA championship rings, and even his signature goggles are going on the auction block for his charity, the Skyhook Foundation, which helps kids learn more about science, technology, engineering and math. “We do this by sending children from …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Personifies NBRPA’s Community Outreach Effort

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By Lucas Smith The National Basketball Retired Players Association in recent years has undergone a shift in focus away from player special needs to showing members what they can do with their money and brand that will keep them engaged and entertained in their post-playing days. That has led to an increasing number of former players looking back out toward the …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Breaking Down Hollywood’s Addiction to the “Myth of Manliness”

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6:30 AM PST 2/18/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar From Kevin Hart to Liam Neeson, the past year has seen a disturbing parade of men in the industry forced to reckon with prior bad behavior, yet cultural watchdogs often serve only to bury the deeper issue and sow greater negativity. On the recent season finale of Bravo’s reality show Below Deck, tough-as-barnacles Captain Lee told …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: LeBron James Is Bigger Than the ‘GOAT’ Debate, He’s a Hero for Our Time

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BY KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR ON 2/14/19 AT 8:41 AM In Paul Simon’s “The Boy in the Bubble,” he sings, “It’s every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.” It’s both an observation and a lament about how each generational changing of the guard demands its own unique voice, coded language and defiant look. That need to rebelliously announce and define what’s news …

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Isiah On Point with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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Isiah Thomas sat down with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for a candid conversation on dealing with adversity, race relations and athletes social responsibility. Watch interview on NBA.com

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: My 50-Year Friendship With Big Bird and ‘Sesame Street’

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4:30 AM PST 2/6/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar The (very tall) Hollywood Reporter contributor first met the yellow character in 1969 — “It’s nice to have someone I can look straight in the eyes” — and sees the show’s influence on everything from his own kids’ behavior to ‘The Great British Bake Off.’ Big Bird has been my feathered friend for 50 years. …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Why the ‘Green Book’ Controversies Don’t Matter

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6:00 AM PST 1/14/2019 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar As awards season scandals pile up, dwelling on its historical inaccuracies, or the race (or boneheaded past actions) of its writer and director, misses the deeper value of an Oscar-worthy film, writes the NBA great and Hollywood Reporter columnist. Historical movies are never about history. Nor are they meant to be. Current historical films like First …

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My picks for athlete of the year are the ones who carried that weight

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Thu 27 Dec 2018 10.58 EST Colin Kaepernick, Maggie Nichols and Serena Williams left us better off because of their commitment to sport and society Today’s athletes have to carry a lot more baggage than a smelly gym bag and the giddy dreams of their parents. If they hope to achieve true greatness (or GOAT-ness) – and not just fleeting athletic notoriety …

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Blaxploitation Is Going Highbrow With an Anti-Trump Twist

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6:30 AM PST 12/14/2018 by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Classic ’70s films like ‘Shaft’ and ‘Super Fly’ featured swaggeringly badass men and women fighting an oppressive system, so with a racist in the White House, it’s no surprise that new takes on the genre — including ‘Widows’ and, yes, even ‘Black Panther’ — are seeing a screen renaissance. Top Chef always challenges its contestants to …

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Barnes & Noble Announces the Best Books of 2018

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Lists Include Top 15 Books Overall, Plus Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense, History & Current Affairs, YA, Young Readers, and Kids December 11, 2018 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced the Best Books of 2018 as chosen by the Company’s expert booksellers. The curated lists highlight books of …

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