Larry Wilmore weighs in on the horrible situation in Charlottesville (1:30), the president’s refusal to condemn racism (6:25), and the problematic history behind Confederate symbols (11:15). Then, Larry sits down with NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to discuss how we can learn from the past to combat racism (18:30), the backlash against black athletes’ activism (24:40), coach John Wooden’s advocacy for civil rights (37:00), and the current NBA’s style of play (41:00).
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Charlottesville, Racism, and Athlete Activism
The NBA legend discusses the backlash to black athletes’ activism
Plus, giving out awards!
Bill and Ben Thompson share their thoughts on the Lillard trade before Seth Meyers joins to discuss the writers strike, ‘SNL,’ and more
Tyler Crispen joins the show to recap Episode 11 and talk us through his game this season
Plus, Chris and Andy talk The Replacements’ newly reissued remixed album Tim (Let It Bleed Edition) and how it feels to hear something meaningful to your youth in a new way
And later, mailbag questions!