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Yusuf Hawkins
Birth: 1973
Death: Aug. 23, 1989

Murder Vicitim. Shot by white youths in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, in late August, 1989, while searching for a used car he'd seen in the paper was advertised for sale. Hawkins's death was an important factor in the election of David Dinkins as the first African-American mayor of New York City in 1989. (bio by: Joe Fodor) 
 
Burial:
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Ascension Section, Lot 16A
 
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Record added: Jan 30, 2001
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