Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, killed in Tijuana

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(Blogger's Note: This is very sad news. I had an opportunity to meet Brother Malcolm Shabazz a few years ago when he spoke in Houston. He had a great spirit and we had a wonderful dialogue. May Allah be pleased with him.)

(Source: New York Amsterdam News) The Amsterdam News has learned, and the U.S. Embassy has confirmed, that Malcolm Shabazz - grandson of Malcolm X, was killed in Mexico. Several reports around the circumstances of his death, stilled unconfirmed, have rumored that he died early Thursday morning, May 9, 2013 from injuries sustained after he was thrown off a building or shot as he was being robbed in Tijuana.

"I'm confirming, per U.S. Embassy, on behalf of family, the tragic death of Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X.Statement frm family 2 come," wrote close friend of the Shabazz family Terrie M. Williams on twitter. Family members have confirmed his death and that he was in Mexico but have not confirmed the exact location or circumstances of how Malcolm Shabazz died. Malcolm Shabazz is survived by two daughters, his mother and several aunts.

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