Interview with Constance Shabazz

Summary

This interview is with Constance Shabazz, a social activist, feminist, and speaker from Chicago. After learning about the health care disparities and injustice faced by the African American community during her time working for the Sickle Cell Foundation in New York, Constance decided to become a physician and advocate for others. Constance talks about how reading the Autobiography of Malcolm X helped align her spiritual beliefs with Islam and informed her opinions on providing free health care for all. Constance moved to Texas in 2016 and continues to organize around community needs.

Interviewee

Constance Shabazz

Interviewer

Tiffany Puett

Religious Identity

Muslim

City

Austin

Region

Central Texas

Location

Austin

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