JOURNALIST, SCREENWRITER & RETIRED BASKETBALL PLAYER Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a six-time NBA Champion, six-time MVP, and he was inducted into The Hall of Fame in 1995. He is a New York Times best-selling author, TV writer and award-winning columnist, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom — our nation’s highest civilian honor — from President Obama.
"This has been an extremely gratifying trip. If you'll have me back again, I'll come back.This is what's really happening in our country, not the gloom and doom coming from our politicians.It's a great relief to be here in Yakima, really to see and be a part of something like this It's refreshing to come to a pace where people still come together for a true town hall. " - Frank McCourt- Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes