The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center (The Shabazz Center)  harnesses the legacies and continues the work of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz through the worldwide advancement of human rights and social justice and high impact programming in New York City.

At the site of Malcolm’s martyrdom, The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center is an internationally recognized historic site. The Shabazz Center honors the memory and inspiration of Malcolm X and Betty with events and programs that promote public discourse and engagement on issues relevant to both the African Diaspora and the community as large, as well as educational, cultural and social activities that catalyze change through action.


Malcolm X and Dr. Shabazz championed human rights and social justice through engagement with local, national and global issues.


The Shabazz Center is committed to advancing this rich and relevant legacy of social change by empowering a new generation of leaders.


Exploring topics relevant to the African Diaspora and arts/cultural activities that inspire affirmative transformation in the world.

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

– Malcolm X

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The Shabazz Center is open daily for visitors, no reservation required.

We also invite you to consider The Shabazz Center for your next seminar, exhibition, panel discussion, or book signing. We’re happy to partner with you for events that align with our spirit and mission.

Contact us for more information.


Mon – Sat, 9AM – 5PM

3940 Broadway
New York, NY 10032