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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on racial justice

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: My Very Muslim Christmas

On the one hand, Americans see themselves as the great international melting pot that welcomes huddled masses of all religions and ethnic backgrounds. On the other hand, they’re terrified that too much diversity mixed in the pot will dilute our white Christian majority.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Continues His Fight for Racial Equality

Basketball legend lauds 'profound influence' of Black athletes when it comes to social justice.

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Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White

Bestselling author, basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today.

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Carmelo Anthony Wins the Inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award | NBA on TNT

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar honored Carmelo Anthony with the first-ever Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award. On Anthony's behalf, $100,000 will be donated to the Portland Art Museum’s Black Arts and Experiences Initiative.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Holds Court on Protests

The murder of George Floyd, a Black man by a white Minneapolis police officer in 2020 pushed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the brink. That is saying something for a man who, in addition to being an iconic athlete, has also been a civil rights activist for more than a half-century.

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A Conversation with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joined moderator Henry Louis Gates, Jr., for a discussion of race relations in the United States. The speakers discussed social and political activism, their personal experiences, and the social responsibility of respected athlete-celebrities.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: What the NBA Championship Means to Me

Why is basketball different from all other sports leagues in embodying America’s social conscience? Perhaps because 83.1 percent of the players and 60 percent of the fans are non-white, making it the only major North American sport in which the majority of fans aren’t white.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and the Black Sports Giants Who Broke Barriers

Basketball legend and longtime social justice advocate, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, sits down with AARP Studios to discuss breaking sports records and social barriers in an adapted version of the powerful and moving essay he wrote for AARP The Magazine.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: How Martin Luther King Jr. Inspired His life of Activism and Social Justice

A story of how a future NBA Hall of Famer, at the young age of 17, was inspired by the opportunity to ask one of the most influential figures in world history a question.

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