Malcolm X stands with Captain Joseph of the Fruit of Islam and Louis X (out of frame), now Louis Farrakhan, in Harlem at the site of his weekly lectures

Muslim minister and civil rights activist Malcolm X (1925-1965) is seen here at a time of growing disillusionment with the Nation of Islam, which he left the following year. Haggins made Malcolm X stand out from Nation of Islam followers through depth of field and focus. The somewhat low viewing angle, contrast in scale with the crowd, and sunlight on…