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Newsmakers: Lesher Speaker Series – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

February 1 @ 7:30 PM - 7:00 PM PST

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, 4x award-winning Magazine Columnist of the Year, a six-time NBA champion and the league’s only 6x MVP. He is one of a handful of influential and respected black men in America who has a national platform as a regular contributing columnist for newspapers and magazines around the world, such as The Guardian and The Hollywood Reporter where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially relevant and politically controversial topics facing our nation today. After 50 years as an athlete and activist, he offers his perspectives as a nationally recognized speaker who regularly appears on the lecture circuit. He is the recipient of 3 Columnist of the Year Awards in (2017, 2018 & 2019) by the Southern California Journalism Awards.



Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 United States
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