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Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X and activist, educator, author, and motivational speaker, talked about her father’s life and legacy with Monie Love and Ed Lover. talks about Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.‘s mutual respect for each other, which is often misconstrued or misrepresented in media and historical retellings.

She notes that we are often encouraged to pick one or the other in terms of leaders in black history, whereas with founding fathers we are encouraged to idolize them all. Ilyasah also discusses what Malcolm was doing to advance the movement at the time of his death. Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview from the “Ed Lover Show.”

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