Author explores early life of her famous mom, Betty Shabazz

By |2018-07-21T17:51:13-04:00|Categories: Betty Shabazz|

Imagine trying to write about your mother when she was a kid. Where would you start? What details would you include? To write “Betty Before X,” Ilyasah Shabazz had to think hard about those questions. Her mother, Betty Shabazz, was an important civil rights leader. When her husband, Malcolm X, was assassinated in 1965, Betty Shabazz [...]