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This is our encore episode of our fantastic inteview with the daughter of civil rights icon Malcolm X Ilyasah Shabazz. She is everything that embodies a African American woman. Tune in!
Being part of a religious community has its benefits, in terms of identity, beliefs, and a clear distinction between yourself and those who are "outsiders." What is it like growing inside a powerful religious organization that is feared by the government? How does your life change when your father is martyred, and becomes a larger than life historical figure? How does that affect your sense of purpose in life? How does that affect the friendships and personal relationships you form? How do you help people to see you the person and not you the symbol of whatever people perceive your father, mother, and religious organization to be? Is it possible to have a personal relationship with someone who is outside of the religious structure that shaped your identity? Ilyasah Shabazz, shares her story in the book "Growing Up X"
The Eye Got Something To Say Show, its a cutting edge talk show providing the latest national news, events, emerging artists showcase, music and sketch comedy. Featured special guests and memorable characters. Tonight on the show we will be talking with Author/Motivational Speaker/Activist and Daughter of Legendary Historical Civil Rights Leader Malcolm X....Ilyasah Shabazz. Inside of the show we will feature Verbul Adikshun with Poets and Spoken Word Artists, Flashback Memories, Ghetto Gourmet, and so much more. "SAY SOMETHING" The Eye Got Something To Say Show.
Malcolm X's and Dr. Betty Shabazz's middle daughter Ilyasah Shabazz graciously delivered her donated books, "Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X" to the school that banned her father from a list of notable African American Heroes.
After searching her roots for the truth about her father's upbringing, influences and inspirations ilyasah penned the children's illustrated book with A.G. Ford. ilyasah spoke about her book and gave an inspirational talk to an assembly of little children, encouraging them to let their roots, their parents' life lessons guide them throughout their lives.
Meet ilyasah at
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz
Memorial and Educational Center
New York City, NY 10032
The Shabazz Center, formerly known as the Audubon Ballroom, is the place where Malcolm X's life was taken. The historic tourist attraction has now been transformed into a space where Malcolm X, el-Hajj Malik Shabazz's life is being celebrated daily by his daughters, family, community, scholars, artisans, supporters and tourists.
Join William Jackson as he welcomes Malcolm X's 3rd daughter, iLyasah Shabazz!
ilyasah Al-Shabazz is a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X . She is co-editor with Herb Boyd, The Diary of Malcolm X , worked with illustrator AG Ford, The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and with Kekla Magoon, X . Ilyasah promotes higher education, interfaith dialogue, and building bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world. She produces The WAKE-UP Tour™ and participates on international humanitarian delegations.
She is the founder of Malcolm X Enterprises and is a Trustee for The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. Ilyasah serves on the Board of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the Arts Committee for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, and a Project Advisor for the PBS award-winning documentary, Prince Among Slaves. Ilyasah holds a Master of Science degree in Education and Human Resource Development and currently resides in Westchester County of NY.
Neoshi Yaki is a Mama Empowerment Advocate, Speaker, Publisher of *MMIA Magazine*, and Mentor to aspiring entrepreneur moms. Neoshi’s first business,*Green4Lyfe.com* <http://www.green4lyfe.com/>, started 4 years ago
as a way to earn extra income as a stay-at-home mom and is now a profitable six figure business with clients throughout the U.S, Caribbean, Canada, and Europe. Named one of *StartUp Nation’s 2014 Top 100 Leading Moms in
Business*, awarded 2*014 High Achiever Award by Ilyasah Al-Shabazz* (activist and daughter of Malcom X), featured in many radio, talk shows and blogs,* a happy wife* and *mom of 2,* not only is Neoshi Yaki walking in her purpose,
but she encourages other moms to boldly do the same.
*"I go hard because I want for my sisters what I want for myself" - Neoshi Green*
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Stevii Aisha Mills,is a strong&ambitious woman whose greatest belief is that when people are given the tools to succeed in life, there is no stopping their potential.With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations& a Masters of Science Degree in Human Resources, she is able to align& execute visions, concepts,motivational products, speaking engagements and workshops for women who are dedicated to using network marketing opportunity as a platform to brand themselves and launch their dreams. Stevii specializes in creating concepts, leadership development, business mentorship and networking. Stevii's primary goal is empowering women to tap into their God Given It Factor.
Our guest this Sunday night on the "Know Thyself Radio Show" is author, lecturer, community organizer, activist, & motivational speaker. She is the daughter of El Hajj Malik (Malcolm X) and Betty Shabazz. She is the author of the critically acclaimed books entitled, "Growing Up X and The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X. She also co-authored the "Diary of Malcolm X along with Herb Boyd and Haki Madhubuti.
Know Thyself Radio Listener's, join us as we welcome Sis. "Ilyasah Shabazz" for the first time to the Know Thyself Radio Network!
Ilyasah promotes higher education, interfaith dialogue, and building bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world. She produces The WAKE-UP Tour™, an exclusive youth empowerment program, and participates on international humanitarian delegations. She is the founder of Malcolm X Enterprises and is a Trustee for The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center. Ilyasah serves on the Board of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra, is a member of the Arts Committee for the New York City Opera at Lincoln Center, and a Project Advisor for the PBS award-winning documentary, Prince Among Slaves. Ilyasah holds a Master of Science degree in Education and Human Resource Development and currently resides in Westchester County of NY.
Let's Get Ready To Evolve Into Higher Consciousness...
.Join Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, Malcolm X's daughter on The Gist of freedom with host Dr. Weldon M. McWilliams as we celebrate Malcolm X's 87th Birthday, Saturday at 8-9 AM
Join us NYC @ WWW.MalcolmXFilmFestival.com Then join the Shabazz family in Harlem with the Tristate communities and celebrate Brother Malcolm X at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem on Fri., May 18, 5 to 9 p.m. The Shabazz family and the recently revived Malcolm X Foundation will host a daytime block party on Sat., May 19 to both honor and celebrate El-Haj Malik El Shabazz’s 87th birthday, declaring “May 19 as Malcolm X Day!” The event will be held at West 165th Street, between Broadway (Dr. Betty Shabazz Way) 12-5 p.m. The annual program immediately continues at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Center,participate PHOTOs
Join The Gist of Freedom with host Preston Washington as we broadcast Malcolm X's daughter,Ilyasah Shabazz's (ISE) Election Night Watch Party-Live From one of Harlem's most historic sites, The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Educational Center! To View The Video Click Here Tuesday November 6, 2012 will mark one of the most important presidential elections of our lifetime! Ilyasah Shabazz Enterprises (ISE) invites you to this historical Election Night Watch at The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (located at 3940 Broadway @ West 165th Street, New York, NY), beginning at 8:00PM. We will record history for broadcast as the president of the United States is elected. Join us as we galvanize community involvement to create a forward looking political Agenda, for the people by the people. For additional information and RSVP click here: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gstbgc?utm_source=ELECTION&utm_campaign=ELECTION&utm_medium=email
Celebrate Malcolm X's 87th Birthday with his daughter, author ILyasah Shabazz, Growing Up X with The Gist of Freedom host Dr. Weldon McWilliams.
Then join the Shabazz family with Harlem's Tristate communities and celebrate Brother Malcolm X at Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem on Fri., May 18, 5 to 9 p.m.
The Shabazz family and the recently revived Malcolm X Foundation will host a daytime block party on Sat., May 19 to both honor and celebrate El-Haj Malik El Shabazz’s 87th birthday, declaring “May 19 as Malcolm X Day!” The event will be held at West 165th Street, between Broadway (Dr. Betty Shabazz Way) and St. Nicholas Avenue, commencing at noon and ending at 5 p.m.
The annual program immediately continues at the Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, located at 3940 Broadway (between West 165th and West 166th streets).Vendors will be offering books, merchandising, food, music and education-based products. The event will celebrate Malcolm X with poetry, speeches and celebrations. Local elected officials, community and educational leaders and others shall participate
Malcolm X's Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz, ISE, host Harlem, Debate Watch Party!
View the Party on Youtube!
Join The Gist of Freedom as we cover the historic presidential debate in Harlem with Malcolm X's daughters Ilyasah and Malaak!~ This is President Obama's final Presidential Debate!
Malcolm X's (El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) daughter Ilyasah Shabazz candidly speaks with The Gist of Freedom about her book ( View The Slide-Show )~ Growing Up X and her legendary family's contributions to humanity and social justice.
Ilyasah gives us an insightful interview explaining how her grandfather,Malcolm X's father introduced his young son to activism on the world stage via his involvement with Marcus Garvey's United Negro Improvement Association. Ilyasah's grandfather played a pivotal role on Marcus Garvey's legal defense team. Ms. Shabazz equally sheds light on the numerous contributions her mother, Dr. Betty Shabazz, made to her family, community, african american history and the African diaspora at large. Ilyasah's an effective steward of her parents' and ancestors' legacy uses her movie projects, speaking engagements and books to preserve and promulgate the rich African American history and Spirit.