Malcolm X during a demonstration against discriminatory hiring practices in Brooklyn, New York in 1963.
Photos by Bob Henriques
Malcolm X photographed by John Launois in Cairo, August 1964.
R.I.P. (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965)
Muhammad Ali with his mentor
Malcolm X at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, 1964.
Malcolm arranged for Ali (then Cassius X) to meet with diplomats from Africa and Asia at the United Nations. Sports writer Murray Robinson noted in the New York Journal American that Malcolm intended to “make the heavyweight champion an international political figure.”
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the World Affairs Council in Los Angeles, 1967.
Photos by Ernest Reshovsky