Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Will Smith's slap 'perpetuated stereotypes'

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against Black peopleKareem Abdul-Jabbar says the incident where

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Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock during a live Oscars telecast

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"did a lot more damage than just to Rock’s face."

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While presenting an award at the Oscars Sunday, Chris Rock made

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a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith's shaved hair, saying he couldn't wait to see Smith star in "G.I.

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Jane 2."  Pinkett Smith suffers from alopecia,

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which results in severe hair loss, since 2018.

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