Kareem Abdul-Jabaar Jokes That Donald Trump Can't Distinguish Him From Michael Jordan

The former NBA star and cultural ambassador tells the Democratic National Convention that, "at its core, discrimination is a result of fear."
2:31 | 07/29/16

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Transcript for Kareem Abdul-Jabaar Jokes That Donald Trump Can't Distinguish Him From Michael Jordan
Sure every morning. Michael Jordan enough here. But Hillary. I think that people thought Golden Globe Donald Trump couldn't tell the difference. Good evening everyone. I'm Kareem Abdul Jabbar. And I'm here to tell you about captain who mankind. Was one of fourteen American Muslim soldiers. We'll died in combat serving the United States. Since nine elevenths. His family emigrated to the United States from the United Arab Emirates where captain Tom Osborne. The first place they visited upon arriving in America what the Jefferson Memorial. The words engraved there read I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny. Over the mind of man. Donald Trump's idea. To register Muslims and prevent them from entering our country. Is the very tyranny. Jefferson aboard. In 1777. Jefferson drafted the projected statute for religious freedom which later became a model. For the First Amendment. Today's so called religious freedom Max. Like the one signed by governor Mike Pence of Indiana. They are the opposite of what Jefferson wanted. Because they allow discrimination. And that its core. Discrimination. Is the result of fear. Those who think American scare easily enough to abandon our country's ideals and exchanged for false sense of security. Underestimate our resolve. Today we say only Davis. Not here and not ever.

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