Malcolm X's daughter calls on Muslim parents to protect kids

THE daughter of African-American civil rights leader Malcolm X says parents need to take more responsibility to make sure young people stay away from radical messages.

Ilyasah Shabazz is in Australia on a speaking tour and has been visiting Islamic schools teaching young people about empowerment and being part of the global community.

But she also has a message for parents about the threats of radicalisation.

"If we don't take full responsibility for our children's development, we leave them open to prey - for other people to prey on them," she said.

Ms Shabazz said children needed to feel like they could contribute to the community.

Read more at ABC News Online



Ice Strike Force arrests sixth person

Ice Strike Force arrests sixth person

Police have targeted the supply of ice in Lismore

Kesha cancels Bluesfest performance

Kesha cancels Bluesfest performance

Kesha will no longer be headlining Bluesfest 2018

Meet the young leaders of tomorrow

Meet the young leaders of tomorrow

Let us introduce you to our school captains

Local Partners