Thursday, May 28, 2009

Birthday Shout Out!

Betty Shabazz
May 28, 1934-June 23, 1997

"We can say 'Peace on Earth,' we can sing about it, preach about it or pray about it, but if we have not internalized the mythology to make it happen inside us, then it will not be."

Attended Tuskegee Institute; Brooklyn State Hospital School of Nursing, R.N. and B.A, 1958; received master's degree in public health administration from Jersey City State College; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Ph.D. in education administration, 1975. Memberships: Delta Sigma Theta. ~From Gale Cengage Learning

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Tea said...

Oh, I remember Betty Shabazz. I remember feeling very sorry for her family. I think she died unexpected and in an accident.

Color Online said...

Tea, she died as a result of burn injuries. Her grandson set her apartment on fire.

tea said...

That's soooo sad.