Malcom Shabazz sentenced to juvenile center

September 1997
Jet;09/01/97, Vol. 92 Issue 15, p23
Reports that Malcolm Shabazz, the 12-year-old grandson of Malcom X, has been sentenced to at least 18 months at a juvenile center for setting the fire that killed Dr. Betty Shabazz, his grandmother. Details of the sentence; Comments on Shabazz's state of mind from Family Court Judge Howard Spitz.


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