Author, Motivational Speaker and Producer Ilyasah Shabazz, Daughter to the Famous Martyred Civil Rights Leader Malcolm X, Joins the NorthStar Group Lecture Series to Empower Tomorrow's Future Leaders

Dec 16, 2010, 08:33 ET from The NorthStar Group

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The NorthStar Group, a leading multi-media and marketing firm, today announced its national speaker series to launch in 2011 with author/activist/producer Ilyasah Shabazz (, one of the six daughters of the late Malcolm X.

"My passion is to serve and uplift our community, especially our youth who must wake-up and manifest their brilliance in the world," explains Ms. Shabazz. "I am excited about working with the NorthStar Group and the Malcolm X Foundation to help create a brighter future and advance our community domestically and world-wide."

Ms. Shabazz's empowering lectures and symposiums are specifically designed for academic students, group homes, at-risk youth, development centers, business organizations and special events. She looks to bring her talents as a beloved and renowned human rights advocate, educator and dynamic speaker to NorthStar's roster of important influencers and figures.

Ms. Shabazz will be available for speaking engagements to discuss topics such as: Positive Cultural Identity, Self Love, Purpose Living, Black History and Empowerment. Ms. Shabazz will also speak on her critically acclaimed manuscript "Growing Up X," a detailed account of her life growing up as one of the six daughters of Malcolm X and the late Dr. Betty Shabazz.

The NorthStar Lecture Series looks to tour nationally and with additions from other NorthStar Group members L. Londell McMillan, famed entertainment attorney; Tracey Ferguson, Fashion/Style expert and Editor in Chief of Jones Magazine; Bonsu Thompson, Editor in Chief of the Source Magazine; and Beverly Bond, Founder of Black Girls Rock!

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About NorthStar Group

The NorthStar Group is a multi-media, marketing and production firm specializing in entertainment, sports, community and corporate initiatives. Founded in 1997, The NorthStar Group is affiliated and represents some of the nation's leading celebrities, websites and media brands including The Source Magazine, JONES Magazine and Black Girls Rock!

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