Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Delivers Rosenn Lecture on Sept. 30 at Wilkes University

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WILKES-BARRE, PA (09/27/2018) Basketball Hall of Fame center, New York Times-bestselling author and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will deliver the Max Rosenn Lecture in Law and Humanities at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30 in the McHale Athletic Center in the University Center on Main at 169 S. Main St.

The moderated lecture, "Becoming Kareem" will explore issues such as political activism in sports, race relations, and facing life's struggles with positivity.

A book signing will immediately follow the lecture where candid photography is welcome. No interviews will be granted.

More information can be found at www.wilkes.edu/kareem.

Note: Media are invited to cover the lecture however video and audio recording is limited to the first three minutes of the lecture. Media are encouraged to wear their press credentials.

For more information on covering the event, please contact Gabrielle D'Amico, Director of Communications, at 570-592-7839.