Ilyasah Shabazz: Growing Up X

THU, JUN 11, 2015 (56:50)

To commemorate the 90th birthday of the slain civil rights leader Malcolm X, critically acclaimed author Ilyasah Shabazz talked about her new book celebrating the life of her father. Shabazz shares personal reflections from her early years with him through excerpts, speaks about events that inspired his life’s work, and tells how his voice, beliefs, and lessons were a vital part of her childhood and a powerful influence on who she has become.

+ BIO: Ilyasah Shabazz

Ilyasah Shabazz is an author, producer, and motivational speaker who lectures to capacity audiences across the country. For Growing Up X, a compelling and lyrical coming of age story, she earned an NAACP Image Award nomination, BET best book list pick, United Press International book of the week.

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