Betty Shabazz



Age: 61


Summary: educator and civil rights activist who was the widow of assassinated black nationalist leader Malcolm X and also served on the faculty of the Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York from 1976 but most recently as director of institutional advancement.



Cause of Death: Burns suffered in a fire set by her troubled grandson


Born: May 28, 1936


Died: June 23, 1997


Location: Bronx, New York