From PBS: After 1968, African Americans set out to build a bright future on the foundation of the civil rights movement's victories, but a growing class disparity threatened to split the black community.
Join the NBA's all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and firebrand hip-hop musician Chuck D as they shoot hoops, trade philosophies and pick through Kareem's storied collection of memorabilia.
The NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and firebrand hip-hop musician, Chuck D, are not only icons of black culture in America but have also become voices of change across the globe. On the basketball court, Kareem was one of the best athletes of his time. But, he transcended the sport to stand for something bigger. When he joined Muhammed Ali in changing his name, it sparked a seismic shift in the conversation about the African American experience. Chuck D's hip hop group, Public Enemy, hit the airwaves with a mission. He helped elevate rap to a respected and politically charged musical genre. A wake-up call for modern America, Chuck's songs became anthems for a disaffected generation and set new standards for the music industry. Join these two game-changing visionaries as they shoot hoops, trade philosophies and pick through Kareem's storied collection of memorabilia.
The International Tennis Hall of Famer recounts stories from his memoir, 'The Outsider.'
The passionate advocate shares some lessons learned about social change in the U.S.
In part one, the two-time Oscar winner reflects on his body of work.
The Emmy-nominated actor discusses the fifth season finale of AMC s Mad Men.
Ends 05/17/14. Eight legends of the music business join the pantheon of rock immortals in this star-studded event. HBO has your front-row seat at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles as a parade of guests and current Hall of Famers honor Rock's newest inductees: Heart, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Rush, the late Donna Summer, Albert King, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.