Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Talks New Documentary, MLK, Social Justice

The one-hour documentary explores the history of protests that shaped the course for justice in America.

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FILE - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar poses in the press room at the NBA Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. on June 25, 2018. The NBA legend serves as an executive producer and narrator of the one-hour documentary “Fight the Power: The Movements That Changed America,” which airs June 19 on the History Channel. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is an NBA legend, but the man known for his trademark skyhook shot has also devoted his life advocating for equality and social justice. Abdul-Jabbar will take another step in his activism walk as an executive producer and narrator of the documentary “Fight the Power: The Movements That Changed America,” which premieres Saturday on the History Channel. The one-hour documentary explores the history of protests that shaped the course…

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