ILyasah Shabazz, one of six daughters of Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X with Aisha H.L. Al-Adawiya at the Freedom Sisters' Exhibit Opening reception, Thursday February 2, 2012. The Freedom Sisters is a national exhibit honoring the African American women who led the civil rights battle in the United States. Its last stop starts Saturday February 4th- April 22, at The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center in New York City. http://www.uptowncollective.com/2012/01/24/freedom-sisters-exhibit-the-shabazz-center-opens-on-february-4th/
â€œFreedom Sisters,â€ a traveling collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Cincinnati Museum Center, features the stories of â€œkey 19th century historical figuresâ€ and â€œcontemporary leaders who have fought for equality for people of color.â€
The multimedia project, sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund, toured 11 cities throughout the country since it launched in March 2008 in Cincinnati, Ohio, before coming to the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial & Educational Center.