Malcolm Shabazz has passed away in Mexico City

بسم الله الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ
الَّذِينَ إِذَا أَصَابَتْهُمْ مُصِيبَةٌ قَالُوا إِنَّا لِلَّهِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ
Inna lil-Lahi wa inna ilayhi raji'oon
We belong to God and to Him we shall return
 
Malcolm Shabazz, maternal grandson of Malcolm X, has passed away in Mexico City, Mexico on Thursday, May 9, 2013. He died as a result of several traumatic injuries he received during a fight over a beer tab at The Palace Club, a bar/brothel located near Plaza Garibaldi.
 
The death of Shabazz was announced via Twitter by Terrie Williams, a friend of Shabazz and his family.
 
A funeral service was held for Shabazz at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) in Oakland, California.
 
Subsequently, Shabazz was buried at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York, near his maternal grandparents Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz.
 
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