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For the Color of His Skin

The Murder of Yusuf Hawkins and the Trial of Bensonhurst

For the Color of His Skin( )
Author: DeSantis, John
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.95
Book Description:

REVISED EDITION! On Aug. 23 1989 a 16-year-old black youth and his two friends were pursued by a bat-wielding mob of 40 white youths. One of them had a gun and shot the teen, Yusuf Hawkins, through the heart. This did not occur in the deep south but the industrial north, in Brooklyn, NY. This book tells the story of the marches that followed on the streets and the drama that followed in the courtroom, and it provides lessons still valid today

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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:1.11 Pounds

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