Faces of Civil Rights. 1955-1969. Malcolm X. Civil Rights Leader Born Malcolm Little May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. He changed his name to Malcolm X because he thought Little was a slave name. Adopted Islam as his religion while he was in prison.
Dr. Martin Luther King with Malcolm X.
Rosa’s arrest photo.
Rosa later in life.
Bottom row, left to right: Thelma Mothershed, Minnijean Brown, Elizabeth Eckford, Gloria Ray; Top row, left to right: Jefferson Thomas, Melba Pattillo, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls, Daisy Bates (NAACP President), Ernest Green
John Lewis and Hosea Williams
John F. Kennedy greets Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights leaders at the White House. Photo by Abbie Rowe, courtesy of the National Archives.