Abdulalim Abdullah Shabazz

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22 May 1927
Bessemer, Alabama, USA
25 June 2014
Grambling, Louisiana, USA

Lonnie Grafton Cross was an African American mathematician who took the name Abdulalim Abdullah Shabazz. With an outstanding record working to increase the participation of women, minorities, and individuals with physical disabilities into science and engineering, he was awarded the Mentor Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.


For a biography of Abdulalim Abdullah Shabazz, also known as Lonnie Grafton Cross, see THIS LINK.

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Written by J J O'Connor and E F Robertson
Last Update July 2022