Betty Shabazz holds twin girls up for first press photograph. Mom says the girls who resemble their father will be named after him. One will be named Malikia and the other will be named a female counterpart of Malcolm, 1965 (Moneta Sleet, Jr. and Ebony Collection)
Betty Dean Sanders met Malcolm X and joined the Nation of Islam in 1956, changing her name to Betty X. They married two years later and left the Nation in 1964, and her name was changed to Betty Shabazz.