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‘People should come together and be Americans,’ says Abdul-Jabbar (access required)

His calm demeanor belies a passionate heart. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar delivered a message of reconciliation and acceptance at an event at the University of Rochester Monday night that attracted close to 2,000 people. The 20-year, record-smashing, center forward of the National Basketball Association, who went on to become an author and activist and win the Presidential Medal of ...

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Kareen Abdul-Jabbar will speak at the University of Rochester on Monday. (Nikara Johns)

Abdul-Jabbar stops by UR to talk about a ‘new equality’ (access required)

He was considered the best basketball player of all time. And after six seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks and 14 ...