Betty Shabazz

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Birth Name: Betty Jean Sanders

Occupation: Civil Rights Leader

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: May 28, 1934

Date Of Death: June 23, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Betty Shabazz was born on the 28th of May, 1934. She was popular for being a Civil Rights Leader. Teacher, civil rights activist, and wife of Malcolm X. She was named to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and was active in the NAACP after her husband’s assassination.

Betty Shabazz was born in Michigan. Born Betty Dean Sanders, she attended the historically black college Tuskegee University. Her grandson Malcolm set fire to her apartment, giving her severe burns which led to her death.

Betty Shabazz was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Betty Shabazz was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Betty Jean Sanders is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Betty Shabazz’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Betty Shabazz’s parents.

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Oscar Zeta Acosta

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Esther Cooper Jackson

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Yam Ah Mee

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Betty Shabazz kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Betty Shabazz was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Betty Jean Sanders
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Betty Shabazz was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Betty Shabazz was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Betty Shabazz had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Betty Shabazz’s birth sign is Gemini and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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