And now a few words from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar about the Affordable Care Act

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s message to the next president doesn’t take much longer than a sky hook. It’s simple: The Affordable Care Act has been “a great blessing for all Americans”—so don’t destroy it.

The NBA legend spoke out for our #DearNextPresident project. Historian Henry Louis Gates asked him to participate during an interview for his new PBS series, ​Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Check out the video and then make your own to add your voice to the conversation.

Fusion is asking young people around the country to talk about their most pressing issues this election season using the phrase “Dear next president … ” You can learn more about the project, hear more voices from the campaign, and learn how to contribute your own video to #DearNextPresident.

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