Mrs. Betty Shabazz (May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), educator, activist, and wife of Malcolm X, speaks on the eve of Malcolm X's birthday at McClymonds High School in Oakland, California as a guest of Merritt College. She speaks about her and Malcolm's efforts within the Black Civil Rights movement and takes questions from the audience. Mrs. Shabazz is introduced by the President of Merritt College, Dr. Norvel Smith. Note: Audio quality is inconstant, some dips and wavering in tone.
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