Remembering Black Youth Cut Down By Violence was originally published on newsone.com

1. Mike Brown

Mike Brown

Micheal Brown, 18, was unarmed and shot multiple times to death by a police officer in Ferguson, MO outside of an apartment complex. One of the shots fired by the police officer was from inside a car.

2. Eric Garner

Eric Garner

An amateur video showed Eric Garner died after a police officer placed him in a chokehold for selling untaxed cigarettes in Staten Island. Read more: http://newsone.com/3041018/eric-garners-funeral-it-ends-today/

3. Michael Griffith

Michael Griffith

Michael Griffith, 23, was with friends on December 19, 1986 when their car broke down near the Howard Beach section of New York. They went to a local pizzeria to call for help and were confronted by a group of more than 10 white teens. A fight ensured that led Griffith to run into the street nearby, where he was hit by a car and killed. Read more: http://goo.gl/9y0afA

4. Yusuf Hawkins

Yusuf Hawkins

Yusuf Hawkins, 16, was fatally shot in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York by a white mob in the summer of 1989. Hawkins and friends were chased and beaten with baseball bats by a mob of 10-30 white teens. Read more: http://goo.gl/NxHiOY

5. Michael Donald

Michael Donald

Michael Donald, 20, is often referred to as the last man lynched in the United States. In 1981, his badly beaten body was found hanging from a tree in Mobile, Alabama with his throat slit. The FBI conducted an investigation that led to the arrest and conviction of two Klan members responsible for the murder. Read more: http://goo.gl/KIZ0f7

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