“My mother had to send me to the movies with my birth certificate, so that I wouldn’t have to pay the extra fifty cents that the adults had to pay.”
– Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
*Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Grew up in Harlem. When he was a boy he first played baseball and later switched to basketball after he watched a show about the Harlem Globetrotters which inspired him. He wrote a children’s book called “What Color Is Your World” The lost History Of African-American Inventors, which is a wonderful and important book for all children to read and help them find their path.