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 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 →

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Book Signing & Conversation At MIST Harlem (video)

kareem at mist1On Friday, October 30th, NBA great and Harlem resident Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sat down with Deborah Morales for a conversation about his new book Mycroft Holmes at MIST Harlem in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →