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Betty Shabazz
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    (May 28, 1936-June 23, 1997)
    Wife of Malcolm X
    She lied about her age claiming she was born in 1936, 1938 then 1940.
    She married the same week Malcolm X proposed to her (1958).
    She hired a legal team to maintain the copyright of the 'X' symbol (1992).
    She saw her husband assassinated (1965).
    She raised six daughters on her own.
    She was raising her 12 year old grandson, who set her room on fire and killed her.
    She was set on fire on May 28 and died less than a month later (June 23).
    She had a nursing degree.
    She had a doctorate in education.
    She said: 'Find something good and praise it.'
    She was adopted.
    She believed that Louis Farrakhan was behind the assassination of Malcolm X (1994).
    Her daughter Qubilah, decided to take the law into her own hands and arranged for a hitman to kill Farrakhan (1995).
    When the plot fell through Farrakhan held a fund raiser to help Qubilah, claiming she was duped by the government.
    Qubilah was sentenced to drug and alcohol abuse counseling, and her young son was sent to live with Betty (the boy who set her on fire).
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 25 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 18 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 51 Votes: 54.90% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 19 Votes: 52.63% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 69 Votes: 63.77% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 44 Votes: 79.55% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 52 Votes: 80.77% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 169 Votes: 67.46% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 123 Votes: 70.73% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 53 Votes: 56.60% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 94 Votes: 54.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 128 Votes: 67.97% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 234 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 296 Votes: 66.89% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 640 Votes: 58.44% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1774 Votes: 61.33% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3347 Votes: 63.04% Annoying
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