Michael Griffith, a 23-year old man who was born in Trinidad and lived in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, was killed after being hit by a car in Howard Beach, Queens, New York, on this date in 1986. Griffith was chased onto a highway by a mob of white youths who had beaten him and his friends. Griffith’s death was the second in a string of three infamous racially motivated killings of blacks by white mobs in New York City in the 1980s.
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The King of Bunyaro sits on a throne of 60 leopardskins, 1960