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Malcolm X's Daughter, Author & Activist ILYASAH SHABAZZ; Little Malcolm

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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.

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