Malcolm XMal·colm X
(born Malcolm Little) 1925-65; U.S. political activist & leader in the Nation of Islam organization: assassinated
Originally Malcolm Little. 1925-1965
American activist. A member of the Nation of Islam (1952-1963), he advocated separatism and black pride. After converting to orthodox Islam, he founded the Organization of Afro-American Unity (1964) and was assassinated in Harlem.
photographed in 1965