Responding to the report of holdouts among NBA players who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke in no uncertain terms about their "arrogance" and what he described as hypocrisy when it comes to following guidance from health professionals.
Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar donated 900 pairs of safety goggles to healthcare workers at UCLA Health.
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.
Williams is set on claiming her 23rd title in a major tournament, and looks to accomplish a record setting seventh U.S. Open title
During Thursday evening's NAACP Pre-Show Awards dinner in Pasadena, CA, Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, caught up with some of our best and brightest stars and asked for their reactions to the passing of Earth, Wind and Fire's founder, Maurice White.
As former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal remains at the center of controversy, many people are speaking out in her defense. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently penned an op-ed piece about Dolezal’s situation, titled “Let Rachel Dolezal Be as Black as She Wants to Be,” in which he said we should not condemn her for identifying as Black, […]
Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the field wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their hands up. Their gestures are a sign of solidarity and support of all of the protests against police brutality taking place across America. On Friday, NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and […]
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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 Osborne, Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Chris Tucker, Cedric The Entertainer, Dondre Whitfield, L.A. Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers, Ahmad Rashad and others on the baseball diamond […]
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 racist ramblings of L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Jabbar agreed that Sterling is clearly racist, but was more incensed by not only systems of oppression that breed the Donald Sterlings […]
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