1991 Crown Heights Riots

FILE - Protestors and police march through the streets of Crown Heights in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - Protestors and police march through the streets of Crown Heights in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
FILE - Gavin Cato, 7, was struck and killed by a driver belonging to the ultra-Orthodox Lubavitch community on Aug. 19, 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - Gavin Cato, 7, was struck and killed by a driver belonging to the ultra-Orthodox Lubavitch community on Aug. 19, 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
FILE - A van is burned during the Crown Heights riots in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - A van is burned during the Crown Heights riots in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
FILE - Protestors march through the streets of Crown Heights in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - Protestors march through the streets of Crown Heights in Aug. of 1991 (credit: CBS 2)
FILE - New York cops with helmets and shields ready to intervene between blacks and Jews at Crown Heights on Aug. 23, 1991 (credit: AP)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - New York cops with helmets and shields ready to intervene between blacks and Jews at Crown Heights on Aug. 23, 1991 (credit: AP)
FILE - Yankel Rosenbaum, Crown Heights, Brooklyn murder victim. (credit: AP)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - Yankel Rosenbaum, Crown Heights, Brooklyn murder victim. (credit: AP)
FILE - A young Hasidic child covers his face as he sits on a bench with New York City Police officers on August 24, 1991 after more than 1,000 protesters walked through Crown Heights. (Photo credit: EVY MAGES/AFP/Getty Images)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - A young Hasidic child covers his face as he sits on a bench with New York City Police officers on August 24, 1991 after more than 1,000 protesters walked through Crown Heights. (Photo credit: EVY MAGES/AFP/Getty Images)
FILE - Rabbi Israel Shemtov, left, argues a point with a Crown Heights resident, as Brooklyn Borough President Howard Goldent, center, listens on Aug. 22, 1991 (credit: AP)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - Rabbi Israel Shemtov, left, argues a point with a Crown Heights resident, as Brooklyn Borough President Howard Goldent, center, listens on Aug. 22, 1991 (credit: AP)
FILE - An overturned New York police car at Crown Heights, Brooklyn during Jewish-Black violence on Aug. 21, 1991 (credit: AP)
Crown Heights Riots FILE - An overturned New York police car at Crown Heights, Brooklyn during Jewish-Black violence on Aug. 21, 1991 (credit: AP)
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