Betty Shabazz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 28, 1934

Death Date

Jun 23, 1997

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death

Murder

Place of Death

Jun 23, 1997

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.

Quotes

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“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)

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“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)