Malcolm X was a minister, human rights activist, and prominent black nationalist leader. He was a advocate for African American rights. He served as a spokesman for the Nation of Islam during the 1950s-60s. Due to his efforts, the Nation of Islam grew from a mere 400 members to 40,000 members by 1960.
“If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything.”
(May 29, 1925 – Feb. 21, 1965)