Ilyasah Shabazz

Ilyasah Shabazz is the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz. She is an author, most notably of a memoir, Growing Up X, community organizer, social activist, and motivational speaker. Growing up in the 60’s with Malcolm X as your father was powerful, at times difficult, and loving. Listen as Ilyasah recounts how her experiences shaped her life.

Tuesday, February 26 at 7:30 pm

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931

Event Type

Arts and Entertainment, Lectures/Seminars, Academics, Cultural

Target Audience

General Public


lecture, presenting, Rozsa



No charge.

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Visual and Performing Arts
Host ?

Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts and Center for Diversity and Inclusion

Contact Phone

Ticketing Office: (906) 487-2073


Recent Activity

Karen Patterson

Karen Patterson left a positive review 2/26/2019

Ilyasah was a good speaker. I would have loved to hear more about her father as she said a lot of what is said and told about him is untrue. I would love to have heard about her mother and the influence she had on Ilyasah's life.

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