League creates award to recognize social justice efforts
Named after one of the most accomplished players in NBA history, the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award winner will select an organization to receive a $100,000 contribution on his behalf, according the an NBA statement reviewed by Reuters. Kareem said "I'm honored and grateful to be associated with this award that will recognize the dedicated and selfless people fighting to promote social justice for all marginalized people." He then said "To me, it's another giant step in the right direction for the country and all people who value equality." Read the full article on "National Post."