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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 [...]

Daughter of Malcolm X preaches compassion, solutions

By |2016-01-20T10:41:12-04:00|Categories: Events|

A daughter of human rights activist Malcolm X stood at a podium, looking out at a sea of faces Sunday at the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Burlington during an annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day remembrance. Ilyasah al Shabazz smiled and said she used to visit Vermont when she was a young girl to attend camp [...]

Malcolm X’s daughters speak at Wake Forest University on King Day

By |2016-01-20T10:25:44-04:00|Categories: Events|

Ilyasah Shabazz (left) and Attallah Shabazz talk Monday at the 16th annual King Celebration at Wake Forest University. Attallah and her sister, Ilyasah Shabazz, spoke about their experiences as two of the six children of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz at the 16th annual King Celebration at WFU. The program was sponsored by WFU [...]

Daughters of Malcolm X Speak at WFU

By |2016-01-20T10:12:13-04:00|Categories: Events|

Click image to view video file WINSTON-SALEM -- Two daughters of civil rights activist, Malcolm X, visited Wake Forest University Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Ambassador Attallah Shabazz and Ilyasah Shabazz were the keynote speakers at the 16th annual celebration inside Wait Chapel where King spoke more than 50 years ago. [...]

Daughters of Malcolm X to speak at WFU on MLK Day

By |2016-01-11T20:06:55-04:00|Categories: Events|

On Monday, January 18, at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University, Ambassador Attallah Shabazz and Ilyasah Shabazz, daughters of civil rights icons Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, will join Wake Forest’s Dean of the College Michele Gillespie in an exploration of the connection between King and Malcolm X and a discussion on the [...]

Ilyasah Shabazz talks of culture and famous father

By |2015-11-10T07:13:48-04:00|Categories: Events|

With the charisma typical of motivational speakers and other professional orators, Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, spoke to a large crowd Sunday afternoon at the Alachua County Library Headquarters on diversity, African-American culture, the Black Lives Matter movement, and of course, her famous father. The Alachua County Library District, in partnership with the United [...]

Malcolm X’s daughter encourages Tampa kids to learn, contribute

By |2015-11-10T06:56:26-04:00|Categories: Events|

TAMPA — Ilyasah Shabazz was only 2 years old when her father, controversial human rights activist Malcolm X, was killed. But she carries on his message of black pride. Hours before she would speak at a banquet at the new Robert W. Saunders Public Library, Shabazz on Saturday afternoon read to about 20 local children involved [...]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MALCOLM X

By |2015-08-11T17:33:38-04:00|Categories: Events|

  You Are Invited to Malcolm X’s 90th Birthday Celebration in New York City An evening of celebration, inspiration, good music, networking, and peace… On May 19, 2015, the legendary human rights leader Malcolm X would have celebrated his 90th birthday, had his life not been tragically taken during his journey and fight for equality and fairness [...]