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Converting to the Faith That's Part of My Racial Heritage

Converting to the Faith That's Part of My Racial Heritage

I was introduced to Islam while I was a freshman at UCLA. Although I had already achieved a certain degree of national fame as a basketball player, in my personal life I tried hard to fly under the radar. Celebrity made me nervous and uncomfortable…

Obama Awards Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Medal of Freedom

NBA Muslim legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was among the list of 21 esteemed Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients on Tuesday, who was greeted by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony with a mixture of humor and sincerity.



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