Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Building ‘a bridge of understanding’ key to activism

The NBA legend discusses the NBA’s inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award given to Carmelo Anthony, and his own history of social justice activism.

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16 comments

  1. Why don’t we force the NBA to allow more white players so there’s “Equality” and “Diversity” on the court?

  2. In the Nazi trials news reporters were hung along with the Dr and nurses. Using propaganda to influence medical decisions is medical malfeasance

  3. I’m glad finally someone gives Kareem some sort of credit for the legacy he’s left on the NBA. He’s the GOAT, ABOVE JORDAN!! 🐐

  4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, you inspired me to attend UCLA, one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. Thank you for your continued brilliance, humanity and for inspiring those who think they can’t to get out there and do.

  5. I never got a chance to thank Mr. Carmelo Anthony for trying to save Towson Catholic High School from which my youngest son graduated in 2004. Congratulations to Mr. Kareem Abdul Jabar…admiration!!

  6. Nike, Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler all profit off of thr slaves in China

  7. Really it’s not rioting and destroying innocent businesses. I though for sure that was the only way to get your message across. Glad to see there’s a more peaceful way.

  8. “TRUTH… Is not what you want it to be; it is what it is, and you must bend to its POWER or live a lie.” 

    – Bushido (Truth)

    Psalms.144:1
    “BLESSED be the LORD… My STRENGTH, which TEACHETH my hands to WAR, and my fingers to FIGHT!”

    John 14
    “LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED: ye believe in God, believe also in me.”

    “In my Father’s house are MANY MANSIONS: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to PREPARE A PLACE FOR YOU!”

    “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I WILL COME AGAIN, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.”

    “And whither I go ye know, and THE WAY YE KNOW!”

    “Thomas saith unto him… Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and HOW can we know the way?”

    “Jesus saith unto him, I AM THE WAY, THE TRUTH, and THE LIFE: no man cometh unto the Father, BUT BY ME!”

    “If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him (Me).”

    “Believest thou not that I am in the Father, and the Father in me? the words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, HE DOETH THE WORKS!”

    “Believe me that I am in the Father, and the Father in me: or else believe me for the VERY WORK’S sake.”

    “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me, THE WORKS that I do shall HE DO ALSO; and GREATER WORKS than these shall he do; because I go unto my Father.”

    “And WHATSOEVER ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be GLORIFIED in the Son.”

    “If ye love me, KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS!”

    “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you FOREVER!”

    “Even the SPIRIT OF TRUTH; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but YE KNOW HIM (Me); for he dwelleth with you, and shall be IN YOU.”

    “I will not leave you comfortless: I WILL come to you.”

    “Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live ALSO.”

    “At that day ye shall know that I am in my Father, and ye in me, and I IN YOU (Jesus).”

    “He that hath MY COMMANDMENTS, and KEEPETH THEM, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me SHALL be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will MANIFEST myself to him (Me).”

    “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will KEEP MY WORDS: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him (You), and make our abode with him.”

    “These things have I spoken unto you, being yet PRESENT WITH YOU.”

    “But the COMFORTER, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father WILL SEND in my name, he SHALL TEACH YOU ALL THINGS, and bring ALL things to your remembrance, WHATSOEVER I have said unto you.”

    “Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED, NEITHER LET  IT BE AFRAID!”

    “Ye have heard how I said unto you, I GO AWAY, and COME AGAIN unto you. If ye loved me, ye would REJOICE, because I said, I GO UNTO THE FATHER: for my Father is GREATER than I.”

    “And now I have told you BEFORE it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might BELIEVE!!!”

  9. Hey while you at can you voice your racial equality and social justice for Asians by the hands of racist black people.