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Ilyasah speaks on nationwide unrest

By |2016-07-30T12:04:31-04:00|Categories: Interview, Malcolm X|

ATLANTA -- In the wake of the civil unrest over the recent police shootings, the daughter of civil rights activist Malcolm X spoke out on Thursday saying her father would urge leaders of Black Lives Matter to have a more defined strategy and a specific goal. Ilyasah Shabazz is in Atlanta promoting her new book about [...]

Ilyasah Talks about Career and Family Legacy on “Closer Look”

By |2016-07-30T12:38:10-04:00|Categories: Interview|

Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, talks about her career as an author and her family’s legacy today on ''Closer Look.'' 1:09:09: Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights leader Malcolm X, talks about her career as an author and her family’s legacy.

Ilyasah and Kekla received the 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor for “X: A novel”

By |2016-06-26T22:44:03-04:00|Categories: Events|Tags: |

2016 American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando.The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are presented annually by the Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange(EMIERT), a round table of the American Library Association. African American authors and illustrators are recognized for their deep appreciation of African American culture, values and experiences through their literary work and focus on [...]

Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali: a bruised friendship

By |2016-06-15T02:17:49-04:00|Categories: Interview, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali|

Listen to this dynamic BBC World Service interview: Ilyasah speaks of the enduring bond between Malcolm & Muhammad Ali through the tempestuous transition of their relationship. And how he remained a revered friend and celebrated member of the Shabazz family throughout his life.

Malcolm X’s family loved Beyoncé’s Super Bowl tribute

By |2016-02-11T01:01:41-04:00|Categories: Events|

The family of Malcolm X didn’t have advance word that Beyoncé would make an apparent tribute to the leader in her Super Bowl show. But, “I absolutely loved it,” Malcolm’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz told Page Six on Monday. Bey’s performance included dancers in Black Panther-like berets forming an X on the field. Shabazz told us someone [...]

“Understand the power that you possess” – Ilyasah Shabazz

By |2016-02-03T16:15:17-04:00|Categories: Events|

Daughter of Malcolm X to Tuskegee University: “Understand the power that you possess” Daughter of Malcolm X, Ilyasah Al-Shabazz. TUSKEGEE, Ala. (February 3, 2016) — Part of Civil Rights Era history returned to Tuskegee University to re-energize the spirit of the movement for a new generation. Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, daughter of activist icons Malcolm X and Betty [...]

Malcolm X’s daughter speaks at Tuskegee University

By |2016-02-03T15:47:12-04:00|Categories: Events|

TUSKEGEE, AL (WTVM) - As part of Black History Month, one of the daughters of civil rights leader Malcolm X gave a speech at Tuskegee University. Her message is building bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world. Organizers say Ilyasah Al-Shabazz's speech was part of the university's Lyceum Series. They also say Al-Shabazz's address [...]

Malcolm X’s daughter leads MLK address

By |2016-01-20T10:49:53-04:00|Categories: Events|

BURLINGTON, VT. - The greater Burlington community came together Sunday for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Junior day keynote address. "My mother was just a young woman in her 20s when she witnessed the political assassination of her husband," said Ilyasah Shabazz, who was just a toddler when her father, famous civil rights activist Malcom [...]