Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/23/13
When I think of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar I envision him as a legend, author, educator, and a cultural diverse athletic icon. I can recall watching videos of Kareem dominating the paint with an effortless hook shot that magically floated past defenders until it landed perfectly through the basket. However, one thing I would’ve never thought to associate the Lakers legend with is Bravo’s hit series Real Housewives. Before embracing his love for reality television, Kareem coined Bravo’s Andy Cohen as the next Andy Warhol of the 21st century, while laying out the foundation of how reality shows can save lives. In an effort to back up his claims that reality television simply allows us to judge their flaws and insecurities from the comfort of our sofas in hopes we won’t have to make the same mistake, Kareem provides four detail lessons. Lesson #1: They force us to redefine our notions of “reality.” We are a nation that gets most of its information from TV, movies and the Internet. But how rea...
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