Where does the X come in American History X?

I'm just wondering, where does the principal get the X from for the title of the paper Danny has to write? Malcom X or something else?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    This was on the faq's

    4. Hey, I was just wondering if you knew what the "X" actually means? I'm pretty sure has something to do with the same "X" as in Malcolm X but I'm not specifically sure what that means, either.

    The "X" is there to stand for all the things we want to hide. (Remember the X-files). It has nothing to do with Malcolm X but the X in Malcolm X is also to hide something. The last name of Malcolm X was a white man last name and he wanted to hide it.

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  • 1 decade ago

    I think the X is used at the end for wiping the fake history of America or there trying to say the history is wrong and let the real Americans tell there story.......Just my opinion.

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