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Authors Renee Watson and Ilyasah Shabazz Present "Betty Before X"

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Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join a creative conversation with author Renee Watson and activist Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X, about their book collaboration "Betty Before X." The story is a fictional account of Ilyasah's mother's life, especially the growing awareness of racism that leads to her interest in community organizing. This event, sponsored by the I, Too, Arts Collective, takes place Thursday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Langston Hughes House, 20 East 127th Street. Ticket price is $30.00, which includes a copy of "Betty Before X." For ticket information, visit

Betty Before X Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374306106
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - January 2nd, 2018


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