Peter Nicks is an Emmy Award-winning director and cinematographer known for his works The Waiting Room and The Force, where the former won an Independent Spirit Award and was shortlisted for an Academy Award and the latter won the 2017 Sundance Director’s Prize. Peter Nicks has a B.A. in English from Harvard University and his master’s in journalism from UC Berkley.
Exclusive: Malcolm X’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz Discusses Upbringing and Social Uprising Following Release of Audible Memoir [VIDEO]
Resilience and a fighting spirit flow in the veins of someone like Ilyasah Shabazz or her family. Her grandparents were dedicated to the Marcus Garvey cause and targeted by the Black Legion for doing so. And her human-rights-activist parents, well, their names are Dr. Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X.