The Mary and Louis Fusco Distinguished Lecture Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Lyman Center For the Performing Arts
501 Crescent Street
New Haven, CT 06515
NBA Legend, Best Selling Author, Cancer Survivor Kareem’s talk will weave together personal perspectives on his career, the challenges we all face in life and the issues confronting America today, inspiring us with the healing power of the human spirit. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and a six-time NBA champion. He is also a New York Times best-selling author, and a regular contributing columnist for The Washington Post and Time Magazine where he shares his thoughts on some of the most socially and politically relevant topics in our nation. In 2008, Kareem was diagnosed with early stage chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), making his struggle public and leading a high-profile awareness campaign.