Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Don’t Tell Colin Kaepernick to "Stick to Sports"; ‘Where Is the Support from the White Players?’

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Hollywood Reporter
The NBA legend, who once faced withering criticism after he converted to Islam and changed his name, argues that NFL players need to step up in solidarity and defend an outspoken black quarterback fighting for social justice and a job.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: This is the Difference Between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Washington Post
Trump's attempts to bully the press to silence criticism of him is anti-American. He's followed up this salvo on the First Amendment with a strike at the 14th Amendment, asserting that he’d like to deny those born in the country their citizenship. The biggest enemy to the principles of the Constitution right now is Trump. No one has to twist his words because what he says is twisted enough. He speaks fluent pretzel.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The Police Aren’t Under Attack. Institutionalized Racism Is.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Time
“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose.” This is the season and time when we should be resolved to continue seeking justice together and not let those with blind biases distract, diminish, or divide us. The way to honor those who defend our liberties with their lives—as did my father and grandfather—is not to curtail liberty, but to exercise it fully in pursuit of a just and peaceful society.