Serving a prison term in 1946, he discovered the teachings of Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam. After being released, he became a well-known spokesperson for Islam, and also became a militant leader during the civil rights movement. He believed African Americans should fight for equality using any means available and necessary. He did soften his approach after a trip to Mecca, but was assassinated in 1965.
Ok, you know the drill...off with you to the comment section and HINT! at this week's guest.
And since it happened it Iceland, it just wouldn't be right if I did not say something. Check-mate, Bobby. 64 years old, the numbers of the squares on a chess board.