July 24, 2017

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Interview: Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon on their YA Novel About Teenage Malcolm X

Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz collaborated with young adult author Kekla Magoon on a historical fiction novel about the civil rights leader’s formative years. SLJ caught up with the pair to discuss their writing process, inspiration, and the lasting impact of Malcolm’s legacy.