Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar shares thoughts about sports, politics, and popular culture and how they define America.
Created 09 Sep 2021
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  • The Challenges of Being Muslim in America Today
    21 Oct 20211 day ago • 6 min read • 18 2
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com New Introduction, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 2021 I’m often asked why I became a Muslim when my parents raised me as a Catholic. In thi...
  • Should We Just “Leave Kyrie Alone”?
    19 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 30 10
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com Some NBA players are making a point of publicly not condemning Brooklyn Nets player Kyrie Irving for his decision to sit out play...
  • Dear Friends
    18 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 11 5
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com Dear Friends, I have some good news to share. I’ve just been named Columnist of the Year for the sixth time, tying my six NBA cha...
  • The Dodgers Game was the kind you dream of...
    15 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 14 6
    Wow. What a Game !! Did you see Dodgers vs. Giants last night? Let me know your predictions for the series. Just had to share this because I can’t stop smiling ! This is a reader-supported newsletter....
  • Kareem's Weekend Boost
    15 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 9 8
    A lot of my Substack articles are about contentious social issues, which is why I’m always so glad when the weekend rolls around and I’m able to share with you some fun distractions I think you’ll enj...
  • Do Athletes Have a Responsibility to Speak Out on Social Issues?
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 52 22
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com You already know where I stand on this issue. I believe that if we are going to reap all the benefits of fame, then we also have ...
  • I am a Black Cop's Kid
    11 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 20 6
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.substack.com I recently wrote an in-depth article for Amazon about the trials and tribulations of growing up in the Sixties and Seventies with...
  • Kareem's Weekend Boost
    09 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 10 5
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com Well, my friends, I’ve curated a few of my favorite things for you to enjoy this weekend. As always, I welcome your comments. LIS...
  • Who Are the Top 5 on Your GOAT List?
    07 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 95 77
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com I have avoided discussions of who the GOAT in basketball is because there is no fair way to determine it. First, because players ...
  • While Andrew Wiggins Whines, Black People Suffer
    06 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 71 78
    Please attribute any references of this article to Kareem.Substack.com Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins finally got his vaccine shot. Not because it was the right thing to do to protect hi...
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