More From Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- "Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary."
- "Music rhythms are mathematical patterns. When you hear a song and your body starts moving with it, your body is doing math. The kids in their parents’ garage practicing to be a band may not realize it, but they’re also practicing math."
- "My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn’t have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay."
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- "Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other, God or the gods, and with the human other, the stranger."― Timothy Radcliffe
- "I think generally playing live is a crap idea. So much of stage work is the presentation of personality, and I’ve never been interested in that."― Brian Eno
- "Mr. Obama still has time to reverse course. A great deal depends on it. To fail on health care yet again might well be the ‘Waterloo’ Republicans dream of."― Thomas Frank