"I have often said that I will truly have achieved my full legacy when I have helped or inspired people who never knew I was an athlete."
Me. Abdul-Jabbar is currently in the news taking a stance on player vaccination. He is known as an Athlete-Activist. From the Cleveland Summit and boycotting the '68 Olympics he has always used his platform to further social justice.
Not only is he an Athlete-Activist, he is also a Scholar-Author. Check out his picture book and young adult titles, including the critically acclaimed biography 'Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court', to learn more about this prolific life and journey.
WE ARE HERE will provide you book reviews, discussions, news, and programming about literature and literacy by and about Black males. This site will also feature vlog conversations on topics related to the promoting literacy and voice for Black boys and young men.