Sanders' studies suffered as a result of her growing frustration. When the shooting stopped Shabazz ran toward her husband and tried to perform CPR. Shabazz was in the audience near the stage with her daughters.
Betty Shabazz (May 28 1934 – June 23 1997) born Betty Dean Sanders and also known as Betty X was an American educator and civil rights advocate. Shabazz died three weeks later as a result of her injuries. She attended the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama where Betty Shabazz had her first encounters with racism.