Malcolm X’s Daughter Found Dead In New York


The daughter of Malcolm X has been found dead in New York.

56-year-old Malikah Shabazz was one of the human rights activist’s six daughters: Qubilah Shabazz; Attallah Shabazz; Gamilah Lumumba Shabazz; Ilyasah Shabazz; and Malaak Shabazz.

Malikah was found unresponsive by her daughter in her apartment in Brooklyn it has been confirmed.

Bernice King, the daughter of Martin Luther King Jr., posted:

‘I’m deeply saddened by the death of #MalikahShabazz. My heart goes out to her family, the descendants of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X. Dr. Shabazz was pregnant with Malikah and her twin sister, Malaak, when Brother Malcolm was assassinated. Be at peace, Malikah,’

The cause of death is currently unknown, but law enforcement officers say it is not believed to be suspicious.


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