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New York / Racial Tension #128485

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 12, 1990
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: Ron Claiborne) Appeal by Mayor David Dinkins for end to racial tension in New York City featured; scenes shown from section of Brooklyn, NYC, where whites taunted blacks about killing of black teenager Yusuf Hawkins. [DINKINS - says the city is sick of violence.] Trial of two white men for Hawkins' murder and black boycott of two grocery stores owned by Korean immigrants noted. ["New York Daily News" columnist Bob HERBERT - comments on tension.] [DINKINS - denounces bigotry.] [City's urban affairs director Mitchell MOSS - says Dinkins' campaign rhetoric will now be tested.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Simpson, Carole

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