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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in conversation with Jim Hill

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in conversation with Jim Hill

This talk took place August 29, 2016, at the Moss Theatre in Santa Monica, CA as part of Live Talks Los Angeles series.  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee. Since retiring, he has been an actor, a basketball coach and the author of eleven books, many of them New York Times best sellers, including What Color is My World?, which won the NAACP Image Award for Best Children’s Book. Abdul-Jabbar is also a columnist for Time Magazine and The Washington Post, writing on a wide range of subjects including race, politics, age and pop culture, and his essays and columns have also appeared in the Huffington Post, in the Los Angeles Times and on, among other publications. In 2012, he was selected as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador.  Since retiring from professional basketball, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has become a lauded observer of culture and society. He now brings that keen insight to the fore in Writings on the Wall: Searching fo