Malikah Shabazz, Malcolm X’s Daughter, Found Dead in Brooklyn

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According to authorities, she was found inside in her home on East 28th Street by her daughter.

Malikah Shabazz, who is the daughter of the famous civil rights activist Malcolm X, was found dead in her home in Brooklyn, New York, according to ABC7NY

Her daughter found her inside her home on East 28th Street, according to authorities. Shabazz’s death is not suspected to be foul play.  

RELATED: Two Black Men Accused of Killing Malcolm X To Be Exonerated

Her untimely death occurs just a few days after two men were exonerated in the 1965 assassination of her beloved father. Eighty-three-year-old Muhammad Aziz, who used to be known as Norman Butler, spent 22 years in prison before being paroled in 1985, according to ABC7NY. Khalil Islam, who also maintained that he was innocent, passed away in 2009. 

Shabazz was 56 years old when she passed away. She had five sisters, Qubilah, Attallah, Gamilah Lumumba, Ilyasah and Malaak. 

RELATED: Malcolm X Biographical Series in the Works with Help From His Daughter

This is a developing story that will be updated. 

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