Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has a message for the next president





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Published on Apr 18, 2016

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, back in January he told Fusion his message for the next president. It’s simple: The Affordable Care Act has been “a great blessing for all Americans”—so don’t destroy it.

The NBA legend spoke out for our #DearNextPresident project. Historian Henry Louis Gates asked him to participate during an interview for his new PBS series, ​Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Check out the video and then make your own to add your voice to the conversation.
Fusion is asking young people around the country to talk about their most pressing issues this election season using the phrase “Dear next president … ” You can learn more about the project, hear more voices from the campaign, and learn how to contribute your own video to #DearNextPresident.


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