Kareem stands tall, &c.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., July 28, 2016. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters)
On anti-Semitism, the cancel culture, Russia, the GOP, Fox News, the Redskins, and more

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he world is full of rotten news, and people disappoint you: including celebrities. I was so pleased by an op-ed by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: here. “Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?” Yes. Abdul-Jabbar names names: names of anti-Semites — athletes, pop stars — and their allies. He calls out absurd, age-old conspiracy theories about the Rothschilds, etc.

And he quotes Martin Luther King: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality.”

It is all the more heartening, I think, because Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is one of the most prominent Muslims in


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