Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of civil rights activist Malcolm X and author of "Growing Up X," will share her story with Auburn students and faculty tonight.
Beginning at 6 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz will be speaking on her life and work as an activist, motivational speaker and author.
Shabazz was just 3 years old when her father was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom on Feb. 21, 1965.
Her career started in entertainment and shifted to education when she organized educational workshops for inner-city school dropouts.
In 2002, she wrote "Growing Up X" to chronical her growth as the daughter of one of the most iconic activists in history and to honor their legacy.
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