Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Roland Martin and “NewsOne Now” take you on a ride along to Jeffrey Osborne’s Celebrity Classic for this edition of “Rollin’ with Roland.” Martin joined…

NBA legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar, who is known for speaking out on issues of race in the United States, has weighed in on the alleged…

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  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s skyhook has been captured in bronze for future generations of basketball fans. Staples Center unveiled a nearly 16-foot-tall statue of the top scorer in NBA history Friday night, immortalizing Jabbar’s famed hook shot alongside statues of fellow Los Angeles Lakers greats Magic Johnson and Jerry West. The 65-year-old Abdul-Jabbar pronounced himself humbled […]

When you think of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, you think of the dominant center for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks and Los Angeles Lakers, the six-time NBA champion and Hall of Famer and the league’s All-Time Leading Scorer. He is also an author, historian and actor. Now you can add survivor and advocate to the list. Read what […]

NEW YORK — The NBA’s all-time scoring leader is now a global cultural ambassador. SEE ALSO: Man Married Dead Girlfriend In Joint Ceremony (VIDEO) The State Department announced Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s appointment Wednesday. Ann Stock, assistant secretary of state for education and cultural affairs, says Abdul-Jabbar will travel the world to engage a generation of young […]

In honor of Black History Month, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has created a documentary called “On the Shoulders of Giants,” about the Harlem Renaissance Big Five.

It would be easy to say that a black man born in 1947, in the ghetto of uptown Manhattan, has the odds stacked against him. But Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stood tall—7 feet, 2 inches tall — in the midst of this troublesome time and place. In high school, he won three straight New York City Catholic […]