In 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in New York
City by members of the Nation of Islam. Earlier this year, href="http://www.youtube.com/thenewyorktimes">New York Times movie critic A.O. Scott revisited Spike Lee's eponymous
1992 biopic about the controversial leader:



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In 1948, NASCAR is incorporated, giving birth to the popular culture of race-car driving. Watch as NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger takes Lenay from href="http://www.youtube.com/user/redbullusa">Red Bull First-Person out on the Hickory Motor Speedway for a driving lesson:







And in 1958, the Peace Symbol is designed and completed by Gerald Holtom, commissioned by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament. In 2008,
teenager Trevor Dougherty (aka href="http://www.youtube.com/user/maddogza">maddogza
) organized a gathering of thousands to create a giant human peace
sign as a call for world peace:



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Peace,

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