Betty Shabazz's Death
Born (Birthday) 19340528
Death Date June 23, 1997
Age of Death 63 years
Cause of Death Murder
Profession Civil Rights Leader
The civil rights leader Betty Shabazz died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Teacher, civil rights activist, and wife of Malcolm X. She was named to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was active in the NAACP after her husband’s assassination.
She had six children with her husband Malcolm X.
“Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage. He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural traditions which need to be institutionalized so that they can be passed on to our heirs.” (Betty Shabazz)
“Two young doctors – one from Harvard and the other from Dartmouth – invited me to go to Mecca in my husband’s stead. And that is what helped put me back on track.” (Betty Shabazz)