June 23, 1997 Betty Shabazz, educator and widow of Malcolm X, died. Shabazz was born Betty Dean Sanders on May 28, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan. After high school, she entered Tuskegee Institute and while in Alabama first encountered racism. As a result, Shabazz moved to New York City and enrolled at the Brooklyn State Hospital […]
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By Chimsima Zuhri on June 23, 2011 in African American History, Civil Rights, June
Tags: Brooklyn State Hospital School of Nursing, Columbia University, Jersey City State College, June 23, May 28, Medgar Evers College, Mount Holyoke College, Tuskegee Institute, University of Massachusetts
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