publication date: Monday, May 29, 2000 (part of Round IX)
clue: This guy was a racial x-factor in the sixties.
explanation: Malcolm X, one the central cultural figures of the 1960s, was a minister of Islam and was a civil rights activist on behalf of African-Americans (regardless of their religion). The word "x-factor" refers to his assumed last name. (His birth name was Malcolm Little.) more…
trivia: This goo was inspired by X's autobiography, which Scott read for his Autobiography class shortly before creating the goo.