Becoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court

Date & Time
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event
Venue: African American History and Culture Museum Event Location: Oprah Winfrey Theater Webcast: Cost: FREE - Registration is encouraged Get Tickets:  NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will discuss his latest book entitled, Becoming Kareem: On and Off the Court.  The author will explore his effort to establish his life purpose and identity. Written especially for young readers, Becoming Kareem chronicles how Kareem Abdul-Jabbar became the icon and legend he is today, both on and off the court. Former NBA player, Activist and Author; Etan Thomas will moderate the discussion. NMAAHC’s Curator of Sports, Damion Thomas will also join conversation.  Copies of Becoming Kareem and We Matter: Athletes and Activism by  Etan Thomas will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises.

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