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Ilyasah Shabazz

Human Rights Activist, Author and Daughter of Malcolm X

Ilyasah Al-Shabazz is a community organizer, social activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X (Random House, 2002). Her father, martyred human rights activist known as Malcolm X, is revered as one of the most important human rights leaders of the United States. She is co-editor with Herb Boyd, The Diary…

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Ilyasah Al-Shabazz is a community organizer, social activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X (Random House, 2002). Her father, martyred human rights activist known as Malcolm X, is revered as one of the most important human rights leaders of the United States.

She is co-editor with Herb Boyd, The Diary of Malcolm X (Third Word Press, 2013), worked with illustrator AG Ford, The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and with Kekla Magoon, X (Candlewick, 2014).

Ilyasah promotes higher education, interfaith dialogue, and building bridges between cultures for young leaders of the world.

Shabazz300 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.

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