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February 26th, 2014

How Malcolm Little grew up to be Malcolm X

“I thought it was important to understand the values that went into a young a young boy to become a Malcolm X, one of the greatest political strategists,” said Shabazz.

February 21st, 2014

MALCOLM X'S DAUGHTER ILYASAH SHABAZZ SHARES THE MAN BEHIND THE PUBIC FIGURE

To most Americans, Malcolm X was a civil rights leader and public figure, but to Ilyasah Shabazz he was a father. On the 49th anniversary of his death, she shares the man behind the hero.

February 21st, 2014

Uptown Tonight: The Enduring Impact of Malcolm X @ The Shabazz Center

Today, 49 years ago, the civil and human rights giant, Malcolm X, was martyred in what was then the Audubon Ballroom but has since been re-christened the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center.

February 11th, 2014

The Shabazz Center to Host "IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas"

Born in New York to an Ojibway mother and a Haitian father, Edmonia Lewis (ca. 1844-1911) was the first African American woman to gain international acclaim as a sculptor.

February 10th, 2014

Black History Month: Dr. Betty Shabazz, Widow Of Malcolm X, Became A Great City Educator | NY1

NY1′s series on African-American women who helped shape the civil rights movement continues with Dr. Betty Shabazz, who soldiered on after her husband Malcolm X was slain and becoming a leading educator in New York City and founded a center in the Washington Heights location of her husband’s death.

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