Malcolm X, African-American Muslim minister and human rights…

Malcolm X, African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist seen here shortly after his visit to Marshall Street in Smethwick on

February 12, 1965. The human rights activist visited Smethwick, near Birmingham, which had become a byword for racial division following the 1964 general election. Malcolm X was assassinated nine days later on his return to the United States.

(Photos by Birmingham Post and Mail Archive/Mirrorpix)