Betty Shabazz Educator and civil rights activist

Betty Shabazz is a 63 years old Educator and civil rights activist from Pinehurst. Betty Shabazz was born on May 28, 1934 (died on June 23, 1997, she was 63 years old) in Pinehurst as Betty Dean Sanders. Her nickname was Betty X, Sanders Betty Dean; Betty X.

Betty Shabazz
United States
May 28, 1934
Death Date:
June 23, 1997 (age 63)
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Betty Shabazz born Betty Dean Sanders and also known as Betty X was an American educator and civil rights advocate. She was the wife of Malcolm X. Shabazz grew up in Detroit Michigan where her foster parents largely sheltered her from racism. She attended the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama where she had her first encounters with racism. Unhappy with the situation in Alabama she moved to New York City where she became a nurse.
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Her real name:
Birth name of Betty Shabazz is Betty Dean Sanders
Is Betty Shabazz still alive?

No, she died on 06/23/1997, 25 years ago. She was 63 years old when she died. She died in The Bronx and buried in Ferncliff Cemetery .



Malcolm X

Malcolm X, Nation of Islam leader

She married with Malcolm X (39), in 1958. Betty Shabazz was 23 and Malcolm X was 32 years old. Married for 64 years, 5 months.


She had six children, Attallah (63, Actress And Author) , Qubilah (61, Daughter of Malcolm X) , Ilyasah (59, Daughter of Malacolm X) , Gamilah (58) , Malaak (57) and Malikah (56, Daughter of Malcolm X) . When her first child, Attallah Shabazz, was born, Betty Shabazz was 24 years old.


She graduated from University Of Massachusetts Amherst, New Jersey City University and Tuskegee University

What was Betty's zodiac sign?

Betty Shabazz zodiac sign was gemini.

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