Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.

The White House names 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom honorees. President Obama said these individuals are an inspiration to everyone.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery Thursday. The Lakers great was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease earlier in the week. A press release from UCLA…

Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the filed wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their…

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…

Do today’s black athletes fall short on being socially responsible and aware? Pro football Hall of Famer Jim Brown‘s recent remarks about basketball star Kobe Bryant…

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 […]

Retired NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently visited Chelsea Handler’s late night talk show. While on the show, the former superstar basketball player talked about his new forthcoming documentary “On the Shoulders of Giants.” The conversation of course was propelled forward by Chelsea’s witty perspectives and candid remarks, but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was ready willing and able. […]

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 […]