Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X

Sean Kothapally

Martin Luther King giving his "I have dream" speech

A leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.

Malcom X giving "The Ballot or the Bullet" speech

A human rights activist, Malcolm x was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. He has been called one of the greatest and most influential African Americans in history.

Malcolm X and King Meet

On March 26th, 1964, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X met at the United States Capital to hear deliberations on the Civil Rights Bill being debated by the United States Senate. Both men worked tirelessly for years to fight for African American rights. Many wonder what the two men said to each other in the one minute that they met each other.