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Author explores early life of her famous mom, Betty Shabazz

By |February 21st, 2018|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. [...]

Malcolm X novel selected for 2017 Great Michigan Read

By |April 12th, 2017|Categories: Malcolm X, X: A Novel|

“X: A Novel,” co-authored by Malcolm X’s daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, was selected as this year’s Great Michigan Read. While in prison as a young man, Malcolm Little became so focused on reading and [...]