United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization
UNESCO-TST Director, Sherry Sherrod DuPree,    dupreesa@umich.edu    (352)281-2286
Friends of Library Presents:
Ilyasah Shabazz on Sept.27,2:30pm Main Library

Ilyasah Shabazz will be signing books and talking about her work as a community organizer, activist, motivational speaker, and author of the critically acclaimed Growing Up X. She is also the daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz.

She is co-editor with Herb Boyd of The Diary of Malcolm X, worked with illustrator AG Ford on The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X and with Kekla Magoon, on the Novel X.

Ilyasah holds a Master of Science degree in Education and Human Resource Development and currently resides in the Westchester County of NY.

The is a co-sponsored program with the Alachua County Library District; United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization-Transatlantic Slave Trade (UNESCO-TST), Breaking the Silence; University of Florida (UF) African American History Project; UF Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere; UF Samuel Proctor Oral History Program; Black History Tours; Hands of Change; and the Rosewood Heritage Foundation.

This is a free event, open to everyone, and made possible by the generosity of the Friends of the Library.