More From Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- "When I was a kid, no one would believe anything positive that you could say about black people. That’s a terrible burden."
- "I didn’t really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home."
- "Fundamental preparation is always effective. Work on those parts of your game that are fundamentally weak."
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- "Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity."― Khalil Gibran
- "I don’t want a Black History Month. Black history is American history."― Morgan Freeman
- "I was terrified to do ‘G.I. Joe.’ I had no idea how to do one of those movies. I was kind of scared. You know, if one of those doesn’t work, it’s a huge hit on your career. People are like, ‘Well he couldn’t make a $170 million movie work. I don’t want him in my film.’"― Channing Tatum