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Ms. Shabazz
Ms. Shabazz


Ms. Shabazz to speak next week
on father ‘away from the podium’

September 21, 2009

NIU’s Art Education Division has announced its speaker for fall 2009: Ms. Shabazz.

The eldest daughter of Malcolm X Shabazz is a producer, writer, diplomat and captivating speaker. Her significant associations and relationships encompass youth and academic administrations, business institutions, government embassies, diplomatic offices, international chambers of commerce, communications networks and notables of the entertainment world and human-interest communities.

Ms. Shabazz will deliver an open lecture from 5 to 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Room 100 of the Visual Arts Buidling. Her lecture is titled, “MALCOLM X SHABAZZ: The Man and Father Away from the Podium.”

A reception in honor of Ms. Shabazz’s visit will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the NIU Center for Black Studies.