Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appeared on CNN on Thursday to speak about the recent class-action lawsuit brought by former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores alleging systemic racism against the National Football League in their hiring practices. Speaking to Anderson Cooper, the activist and author opined that money was a factor in why the NFL has such a lack of coaching diversity.

To offer his opinion on Nate Parker and 'Birth of a Nation,' which is set to hit theaters on October 7, the retired athlete wrote a review of the film.

In honor of Black History Month, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has created a documentary called “On the Shoulders of Giants,” about the Harlem Renaissance Big Five.