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New York City / Racial Violence #123908

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 27, 1989
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Brooklyn, NYC: John McKenzie) Demonstration in section of Brooklyn, NYC, by black leaders protesting racial murder of black youth Yusuf Hawkins featured; scenes shown. [Reverend Herbert DAUGHTRY - makes speech.] [Police commissioner Benjamin WARD - comments.] [Victim's father Freddy HAWKINS - says son was killed due to his skin color.] Soaring statistics on racial violence in New York City outlined on screen. [In white community, MAN - says it is not a racist community.]

McKenzie, John;
Sawyer, Forrest

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