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/ “Freedom Sisters,” a traveling collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and Cincinnati Museum Center, features the stories of “key 19th century historical figures” and “contemporary leaders who have fought for equality for people of color.” 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.
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