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Malcolm X photographed by Morris Warman during an interview on June 26, 1963.

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Muhammad Ali signing autographs with

Malcolm X in Harlem, March 1964.

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Malcolm X and Louis Farrakhan (then Louis X) during a visit to Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in April 1963.

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Malcolm X photographed by John Launois in Cairo, August 1964.

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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.”

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Muhammad Ali celebrating with Malcolm X at the Hampton House in Miami after he won the World Heavyweight Championship against Sonny Liston on February 25, 1964.

Photos by Bob Gomel

Malcolm X photographed by Joe Rosenthal for the San Francisco Chronicle, 1961.

Malcolm X during a demonstration against discriminatory hiring practices in Brooklyn, New York in 1963.

Photos by Bob Henriques

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Muhammad Ali photographed by Thomas Hoepker in Chicago, 1966.

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Muhammad Ali photographed by Thomas Hoepker in Chicago, 1966.