June 23, 1997: Malcolm X’s Widow Died from Her Burn Injuries

June 23, 1997: Dr. Betty Shabazz died from her burn injuries she suffered on June 1st. Following the arrest of her daughter Qubilah for allegedly conspiring to murder Louis Farrakhan, Shabazz took in her 12 year old grandson Malcolm. For reasons still unknown, Malcolm, set a fire in her apartment. Shabazz suffered burns over 80% […]

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