Betty Shabazz May 28, 1940 Betty Shabazz, activist and widow of Malcolm X was born in Detroit, Michigan. Betty Shabazz (May 28, 1934a[›] – June 23, 1997), born Betty Dean Sanders and also known as Betty X, was an American educator and civil rights advocate. She was the wife of Malcolm X.
Betty Shabazz holds twin girls up for first press photograph. Mom says the girls who resemble their father will be named after him. One will be named Malikia and the other will be named a female counterpart of Malcolm, 1965 (Moneta Sleet, Jr. and Ebony Collection)
Notable Birthdays on May 28 in History | 'Roseanne' and 'Angel' actor Glenn Quinn, Irish author Maeve Binchy, civil rights activist Betty Shabazz, and James Bond creator and author Ian Fleming were all born on this day in history.