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Shabazz Center announces Malcolm X, Betty Shabazz scholarship fund

In an exciting announcement, The Shabazz Center has announced The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Scholarship Fund, which will go to three lucky students. On what would have been Malcolm X‘s 96th birthday, The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Scholarship Fund has been announced. The fund comes from a partnership with the scholarship search app, Scholly. The scholarship is sure to leave a lasting impact on the lucky students’ lives, which will award three students $10,000 scholarships.
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Who was Malcolm X’s wife Betty Shabazz?

BETTY Shabazz's brutally reduced life was marred by tragedy. Her husband, Malcolm X, was assassinated in front of her in Harlem, New York, and her grandson - named after his famous relative - was convicted of Betty's manslaughter as a juvenile. Who was Malcolm X's wife Betty Shabazz?. Malcolm X’s...

NAN Celebrates Black History, Honoring Dr. Betty Shabazz

Every day during Black History Month, we will honor chapter leaders, advocates, and partners who are shaping Black History now. Dr. Betty Shabazz (1934-1997) is an American Hero. Born Betty Dean Sanders, she was an American educator and civil rights activist. Shabazz was also the wife of Malcolm X. Shabazz...
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Grace Porter Set To Play Betty Shabazz In ‘Godfather Of Harlem’

Godfather of Harlem is set to return in April 2021. This time around, there will be a few new faces. Actress Grace Porter will portray Betty Shabazz alongside Nigel Thatch, who will play Malcolm X. In the show’s upcoming season, Whitaker will revive his role as Bumpy Johnson as he attempts to regain control of Harlem. Alongside Porter, Thatch and Whitaker, Vincent D’Onofrio, Giancarlo Esposito, Ilfenesh Hadera, Markuann Smith, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Paul Sorvino will appear in the show’s new season.

Newcomer Grace Porter To Play Betty Shabazz In 'Godfather Of Harlem' Season 2

Newcomer Grace Porter will recur in the second season of Godfather of Harlem as Betty Shabazz opposite Nigel Thatch's Malcolm X. Here's the official description for season 2: Season 2 will see Bumpy continue his struggle to reclaim command over Harlem from the Italian mobsters by attempting to seed internal discord and sever their vital heroin pipeline. Meanwhile, Malcolm X will be forced to choose between violent and nonviolent response to the near-constant threats to his life and his relationship with Bumpy will be severely tested.

Coretta Scott King and Betty Shabazz Formed an Unbreakable Bond After Their Husbands' Tragic Deaths

After the shocking assassination of Malcolm X on February 21, 1965, his widow, Betty Shabazz, received a telegram from someone long thought to be one of her husband’s rivals — Martin Luther King Jr. While both were outspoken civil rights leaders of their time, their means to achieve the goals didn’t exactly line up — and King addressed that in his message of sympathy.