Becoming Kareem by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Choose one of the following prompts to respond to:
Option 1: People share their autobiographies with young people to help students learn from other people’s experiences. What lessons did you learn from Kareem’s story?
Option 2: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was a phenomenal athlete as well as an activist for African Americans. Would you compare him to any other celebrities today who are known for both their talent and their activism? Who? Why?