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Ilyasah Shabazz, Joins Raqiyah Mays on Real Black News

By |2018-10-12T13:56:45-04:00|Categories: Betty Shabazz, Interview, Malcolm X|

Malcolm X's daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz, discusses her father's death, Betty Shabazz, media misconceptions, and her role in Ava DuVernay's Central Park Five on Real Black News with Raqiyah Mays "My father didn’t only pose a threat to the Nation of Islam, he posed a threat to the powers that be. That small 10% of people who [...]

Ilyasah Shabazz promotes BETTY BEFORE X with Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta

By |2018-10-12T13:53:12-04:00|Categories: Betty Shabazz|

Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Dr Betty Shabazz promoted her recently released young adult novel focusing on her mother's childhood "Betty Before X" (Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR), 2018) at a discussion sponsored by "IT'S LIT" - the lit literary initiative of the Westchester Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta (DST) Sorority [...]

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 [...]