Today marks the 50 year anniversary of when Malcolm X was assassinated in the Audubon Ballroom in New York City. His death elicited shocked reactions from many Civil Rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., who sent Malcolm X’s wife, Betty Shabazz, … 271 more words
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NEW YORK (AP) — Activists, actors, and politicians will remember civil rights leader Malcolm X with a ceremony at the New York site in Harlem where he was killed 50 years ago. 319 more words
Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of the slain Civil Rights leader Malcom X, gave an interesting interview with TMZ in which she discussed rap and politics.
Asked whether she would “cringe” when she listened to rap music and “the drop the N-word,” Shabazz said, “I think it’s just ridiculous sometimes. 194 more words
WCW: Betty Shabazz
This week’s World Changing Woman is Betty Dean Sanders, also known as Betty X, and was Betty Shabazz until her death. Of the three women (herself, Kasturba Gandhi and Coretta Scott King) Betty’s life was the most different, and sadly the most tragic. 1,847 more words