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1960′s Ebony Magazine Covers

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic at the 142nd Street Armory in New York on March 26, 1972. 

Left to right are: Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X; Jackson; Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH; Aretha Franklin; Miriam Makeba and Louis Stokes, rear right. PUSH stands for People United to Save Humanity.  

Malcolm X and his wife Betty Shabazz during an interview on June 26, 1963.

Photos by Morris Warman

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Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X visit Muhammad Ali

in Miami

with their daughters Attallah (standing), Qubilah (sitting on Malcolm), and Ilyasah (sitting on Ali) in January 1964.  

As a sixth wedding anniversary present, Ali paid for Malcolm and his family to vacation in Miami while he trained for the Sonny Liston title fight. The group of neighborhood kids are holding up 8 fingers because, as the underdog Ali predicated he’d win the fight in 8 rounds. The defending champ Liston predicted he’d win in 2. Ali ended up winning in 7 rounds on February 25, 1964.

Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X visit Muhammad Ali

in Miami

with their daughters Attallah (standing), Qubilah (sitting on Malcolm), and Ilyasah (sitting on Ali) in January 1964.  

As a sixth wedding anniversary present, Ali paid for Malcolm and his family to vacation in Miami while he trained for the Sonny Liston title fight. The group of neighborhood kids are holding up 8 fingers because, as the underdog Ali predicated he’d win the fight in 8 rounds. The defending champ Liston predicted he’d win in 2. Ali ended up winning in 7 rounds on February 25, 1964.

Malcolm X with his wife, Betty Shabazz, and their children during a meeting at the headquarters of his Organization of Afro-American Unity at Hotel Theresa in Harlem on February 20, 1965.

Malcolm is holding his daughter Qubilah. He was assassinated the next day at the Audubon Ballroom.

Photos by Duilio Pallottelli

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Betty Shabazz and Malcolm X

visit Muhammad Ali with their daughters Attallah (standing), Qubilah (sitting on Malcolm), and Ilyasah (sitting on Ali) in Miami, January 1964.