Ilyasah Shabazz

Longlist, 2015 National Book Awards

Ilyasah Shabazz, third daughter of Malcolm X, is an activist, producer, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X and the picture book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X.She lives in Westchester County, New York.
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X: A Novel

X: A Novel by Ilyasah Shabazz, with Kekla Magoon, book cover, 2015.
ISBN 9780763669676 Candlewick Press

 X follows Malcolm from his childhood to his imprisonment for theft at age twenty, when he found the faith that would lead him to forge a new path and command a voice that still resonates today. More about this book >

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Ilyasah Shabazz

Ilyasah Shabazz, third daughter of Malcolm X, is an activist, producer, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X and the picture book Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X.She lives in Westchester County, New York.

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