The NBA is honoring the all-time leading scorer and civil rights activist with the 'Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion' award; head inside for details.
2020 was a year marked by devastating loss for our people as police and state-sanctioned violence claimed the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks and Daniel Prude, among others. Police violence forever changed of people like Jacob Blake. Young people like Ahmaud Arbery and Oluwatoyin Salau were killed in senseless violence that we have, unfortunately, come to know too well in our communities.
Here's the long game.
We've been here fighting all along.
These activists deserved more than just serving as a prop.
As NBA Tipoff 2017 looms, many are preparing for the game's biggest stars to speak out on today's social issues.
From the hardwood to the set.