Daughter of Malcolm X, Ilyasah Shabazz, to Speak at HSU

ARCATA, Ca. (KIEM) – The daughter of Malcolm X  is coming to the North Coast.

In continuing the celebration of black liberation month, Humboldt State University, will welcome Ilyasah Shabazz as the featured guest speaker.

She will be discussing topics from her book “Growing up X: A Memoir by the Daughter of Malcolm X

This Wednesday evening, February 12 at 6 p.m. in the Great Hall located at the college creek community center.

Free copies of Shabazz’s book will be distributed to the first 100 students.

Tickets are free and available at the U-C ticket office.

Shabazz is a professor, community organizer, social activist, and author of four award-winning novels.

Shabazz has numerous awards including but not limited to, an NAACP Image Award, an American Library Association Coretta Scott King Honor, a New York Times list of New & Noteworthy mention, and she was long-listed for the National Book Award.