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A Conversation with Malcolm X's Grandson

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A Conversation with Malcolm X's Grandson

A Conversation with Malcolm X's Grandson

A Conversation with Malcolm X's Grandson

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In a prison interview, the grandson of slain civil rights leader Malcolm X speaks about his own ambitions. Malcolm Shabazz, who is serving time for attempted armed robbery, also discusses the death of his grandmother in a fire he caused when he was 12. NPR's Juan Williams reports.

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"I do want to follow in the footsteps of my grandfather, but I'm not going to take the same exact route," says Shabazz, who is now 19.

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