In our current moment when black athletes are joining the national confrontation with the nation s OVERWHELMING LEGACY OF RACIAL INJUSTICE FEW legacy of racial injustice few better suited to provide context overwhelming legacy of racial injustice few are better suited to provide context Abdul Jabbar Wrestling with what it means to be black determining his own responsibility and capacity to respond to injustice and becoming the kindest gentlest smartest lovingest version of himself takes center smartest lovingest version of himself takes center in this retelling of the early par. .


Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court (English Edition)

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T of his life Like THE AUTHOR S UNSTOPPABLE SKYHOOK THIS author s unstoppable skyhook this book is a clear scoreKirkus starred review More than a play by play sports story it an honest powerful exposition of what it means to be black in white America offering s an powerful exposition of what it means to be black in white America offering de facto history of the civil rights movementBooklist starred review This timely and unforgettable memoir is essential for middle and high school collections and affords rich opportunities for classr. Oom and book club discussionsJ starred reviewKareem Abdul Jabbar Is As Gifted An Intellect Jabbar is as gifted an intellect he is an athlete It s a tale by a wise elder about basketball sure but also about cultural political social and religious awakenings big stuff narrated in a very accessible wayThe New York Times Book ReviewThe first memoir for oung readers by the sports legend explores his path from his days as A Shy Boy Named shy boy named Alcindor to becoming Kare.