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Intersection: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Reflects On Activism, Politics & Sports

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Photo: US State Department

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was the leading point scorer for the NBA when he retired from basketball in 1989. Since then he’s been a writer and advocate for social justice issues. 

Abdul-Jabbar, who will speak at Rollins College next week, talks to Intersection about politics and sports and the parallels between the activists of his generation and the students who are marching today. 



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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »