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    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- The NBA announced Friday the five finalists for the league’s inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award and Sixers forward Tobias Harris is among them. The award, named after the six-time NBA champ and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is meant to recognize a player for pursuing social justice while advancing Abdul-Jabbar’s mission to “engage, empower and drive...
    Robin Williams Son Zak and Wife Olivia June Welcome Daughter Zola Tips for creating a financial plan Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris and Golden State Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson are the finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, the NBA...
    Warriors forward Juan Toscano-Anderson has been named a finalist for the NBA’s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, the NBA announced today. Toscano-Anderson is one of five finalists for the new annual honor that recognizes a current NBA player for pursuing social justice. The award is named after Abdul-Jabbar, the hall-of-famer who has been outspoken about matters of equality....
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appreciates what today’s NBA players are doing in their attempts to make the world better, how they’re using their voices and platforms as conduits for change. And going forward, one of those players will be rewarded by a trophy bearing Abdul-Jabbar’s name. The NBA announced Thursday the creation of a new award — the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice...
    Loading the player... Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s social justice activism has not gone unnoticed. On Thursday, the NBA announced new award will be named for the basketball legend. The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award will be given to the NBA player who has contributed the most to achieving equality. Read More: Lisa Leslie: I should’ve sued WNBA, coach after...
    The NBA is naming its new social justice award after basketball legend and longtime activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the league announced Thursday. The Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Award will recognize a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding the league's "values of equality, respect and inclusion." Each team will nominate one player and a selection committee led by Abdul-Jabbar...
    The NBA will give out its first-ever social justice award this season, the league announced Thursday. The award will be named after NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and called the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award.  CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The award will recognize NBA players’ social justice efforts and the recipient will be able to choose...
    The NBA is creating a “Social Justice Champion” award in basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's name, honoring players for their work in fighting racial injustice.  The league announced the news on a press release Thursday. “Introducing the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion Award, a new annual honor that will recognize a current NBA player for pursuing social justice and upholding...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The NBA on Thursday announced the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award, to recognize a current NBA player and give $100,000 to the awardee’s organization of his choice. Abdul-Jabbar, a UCLA star who went on to become of the Los Angeles Lakers’ greatest players of all time, has devoted much of his life to advocating for...
    (CNN)On the court, six-time NBA champion and basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was famous for the goggles he used to play in.Off it, Abdul-Jabbar had his eyes on a very different prize -- to use his platform to highlight the importance of social issues and the need for reform.In recognition of his activism -- for example in 2009, he...
    In this article NBAKareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA's all-time leading scorer, author and speaker.Getty ImagesThe National Basketball Association announced the social justice champion award, naming it after Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The league will select a player after each season, honoring the individual who demonstrates a commitment to bringing awareness to social justice and inequalities. NBA clubs will nominate one...
    Loading the player... Politician and voting rights organizer Stacey Abrams won the inaugural ‘Social Justice Impact‘ award during the 2021 NAACP Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, on Saturday. Read More: Republicans have a way bigger problem than their fear of Stacey Abrams The Georgia political leader was virtually announced by her friend, former First Lady Michelle Obama, who...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Music’s Biggest Night is almost here, and the performances are sure to be the talk of the water cooler Monday. One of the performers is from our backyard and will be hitting the GRAMMY stage for the first time — and with a message. READ MORE: Singer-Songwriter Priya Darshini Up For Grammy Award For Debut Album...
    This week, Los Angeles Rams players took part in awarding $750,000 to 25 nonprofits focused on social justice across the greater Los Angeles region. Following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and others, Rams players focused on long-term, systemic change and decided to pool resources to financially support organizations who are doing such work. “In my 15 years...
    (CNN)Rapper and social activist Killer Mike has been announced as the first recipient of the Billboard Change Maker Award.The announcement was made Monday by Dick Clark Productions and NBC which will host the upcoming Billboard Awards.Killer Mikes new Black-owned bank receives tens of thousands of account requests in less than 24 hoursThe award "honors the artist or group that speaks...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci and Colin Kaepernick will be awarded in their respective field this winter. (Photo: Getty Images) Colin Kaepernick and Dr. Anthony Fauci will be honored with a prestigious award to acknowledge their accomplishments in social justice and public health. Kaepernick and Fauci may work in different realms but each of them has been lauded for their contributions...
    The 52nd annual Robert F. Kennedy Ripple of Hope Award celebrates outstanding changemakers who are working to advance equality, justice, and human rights during extraordinarily challenging times. New York, July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights today announced its 2020 Ripple of Hope Award laureates: Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and...
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