Ilyasah Shabazz Writes Memoir About Her Father, Malcolm X

Ilyasah Shabazz was with us. Her father Malcolm X was killed 50 years ago this month…shot to death in New York City by three members of the Nation Of Islam. Ilyasah was the third daughter of Malcolm and Betty Shabazz, and is now an author and motivational speaker. In 2002, she wrote a memoir called ‘Growing Up X' and now has written a novel titled ‘X'.

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Ms. Shabazz, will unveil her book, X, A Novel, about her father's formative years as a human rights leader this month. She has traveled across the globe speaking about her father's legacy. The book has been nominated for a NAACP Image Award. Shabazz holds a Masters Degree from Fordham University and served as Director of Public Affairs and Special Events for the city of Mount Vernon. She has appeared on numerous radio and television stations. 

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