This Week in Black History


September 2 1989

The Rev. Al Sharpton led a protest march in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, a week after four black teenagers were attacked by 10-30 white youth, many of them carrying baseball bats. Yusef Hawkins was shot to death in the attack.

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