Women / Persons ~ P24171

Betty Shabazz

Alternate Names:
  • Betty Dean Sanders
  • Betty X
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 28 May 1934 - 23 June 1997
  • Activist
  • Activist, Civil Rights
  • African American
  • Educator, professor
  • widow
  • Wife of notable man
Note: Wife of Malcolm X. Studied at the Tuskegee Institute. Joined and left the Nation of Islam with her husband, and witnessed his assassination. Went on to raise her family and became an associate professor of health sciences at Medgar Evers College. Died from injuries suffered in a fire caused by her grandson.
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