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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar coming to Iowa City

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Six-time NBA MVP and all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, will be making a stop in Iowa City later this month.

The University of Iowa Lecture Committee announced Abdul-Jabbar will be at the Hancher Auditorium on Sunday, March 25, to speak about activism.

The event is entitled, "From Kareem to Kaepernick: A History of Political Activism in Sports."

"After 50 years as an athlete, activist, and New York Times best-selling author, he offers his perspectives as a nationally recognized speaker who regularly appears on the lecture circuit," the lecture committee wrote.

Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for the hour long event that begins at 3 p.m. Tickets are free. More about the event can be found here.

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