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Speaker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

  • Bramlage Coliseum Kansas State University Manhattan, KS 66506 US (map)

Kansas State University Black Student Union has partnered with Student Governing Association, Union Program Council, and K-State Athletics to welcome six-time NBA champion, best-selling author, motivational speaker and cancer survivor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Manhattan on Feb. 6 as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Black History Month Celebration. 

This event is free and open to the public. It will feature an interview and question-and-answer format. He is expected to address many topics including social justice, sports and his personal testimony. 

K-State students can go to the Bramlage Coliseum ticket office to pick up tickets from 8:30 am - 5 pm. K-State students must have a valid student ID to claim up to four tickets. The general public can claim up to four tickets per person beginning Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Bramlage Coliseum ticket office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. For more ticket information, please contact the K-State ticket office at 800-221-CATS.

All seating for this event will be general admission, and adequate Bramlage Coliseum security measures will be in effect, including the use of metal detectors and the department’s clear bag policy. No backpacks or other large bags or purses will be permitted. Visit for the clear bag policy.


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