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The man was known by many names: Malcolm Little, by birth; El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, to fellow Muslims; and, of course, Malcolm X, to the masses. To Ilyasah Shabazz, he was “Daddy.” In Growing Up X, the controversial black radical’s third daughter notes that she remembers very little of her father and has no memory at all—”Allah be praised”—of the day he was gunned dead by former allies. Rather, her memoir offers an insider’s look into the aftermath of her father’s assassination. After being pushed to the floor and shoved beneath a bench amid the hail of bullets that tragic day, she and her sisters didn’t attend their father’s funeral and were essentially shielded from the outside world for years afterward. Ironically, the girls were sent to predominantly white private schools, and in college, classmates found Shabazz not radical enough. See for yourself when she appears at 1 p.m. at Karibu’s Hyattsville location and at 5 p.m. at Karibu Books, 15624 Emerald Way, Bowie. Free. (301) 352-4110. (Chris Shott)