After nearly 40 years as a staff photographer, Chester Higgins Jr. is retiring from The New York Times. This is a joyous shot of Amiri Baraka and Maya Angelou that says so much about the subjects--and the photog.
Elijah Muhammad (born Elijah Robert Poole; October 7, 1897 – February 25, 1975) was an African American religious leader, and led a movement called Nation of Islam from 1934 until his death in 1975. Muhammad was a mentor to Malcolm X, Louis Farrakhan, Muhammad Ali
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