Gordon Parks Foundation 2019 Annual Awards Dinner And Auction At Cipriani’s

The Gordon Parks Foundation will host its 2019 Annual Awards Dinner and Auction, celebrating Gordon Parks’ legacy and honoring those who continue his vision for social change through their work in the arts and humanitarianism. Continue Reading →

The Way Americans Regard Sports Heroes Versus Intellectuals Speaks Volumes

By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

On 19 April 1980, more than 50,000 Parisians marched through the streets to mourn the loss of one of their own reports our source. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Auctioning To Help Kids In Underprivileged Schools

Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is auctioning off four of his NBA championship rings, plus other memorabilia, to help kids in economically challenged schools learn about science, technology, engineering and math. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Elaborates on New Book About John Wooden

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar played under John Wooden at UCLA from 1966-1969, but the player and coach remained friends for the next 40 years, until Wooden’s death in 2010 at 99. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Butch Lee’s Basketball Is Never Final

Alfred “Butch” Lee, Jr. (born December 5, 1956) is a Puerto Rican retired professional basketball player. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar And Others As 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees

tvone naacp awardsThe nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards including Harlemites Alicia Keys, Cicely Tyson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and others were announced today with ABC and HBO leading the nominations in the television categories with 23 nominations and 14 nominations, respectively. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Pays For His Micheal Jordan Joke At The DNC

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kathy GriffinHarlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar opened up his wallet to take Kathy Griffin out to a dinner Tuesday night — to thank the comic for writing his “I’m Michael Jordan” joke at the Democratic National Convention.  Continue Reading →

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