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Monday, June 2, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Little Rock Arkansas supreme court desegregation...
1997-06-02

Betty Shabazz is in critical condition, but two weeks ago gave an interview to Democracy Now!.

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Bruce Wallace, Retired Brooklyn high school teacher and member of Sept. 11 Families for Peaceful Tomorrows. After the U.S. invasion of Iraq he began 121 Contact — to establish correspondence between his students and their Iraqi counterparts.

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Betty Shabazz, 63, remains in extremely critical condition. We hear from the interview Dr, Shabazz gave to Bernard White and Amy Goodman. Shabazz reflects on her late husband Malcolm X and his influence on the civil rights movement, the Nation of Islam, and the United States in general. Shabazz shares insights into the life and passions of Malcolm X as well as her life with and after the civil rights leader.

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