Gavin Cato

Norman Rosenbaum and Carmel Cato break bread together - Brooklyn, NY - Aug 19, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Community Marks 20th Anniversary Of Crown Heights Riots

The riots tore through the neighborhood in 1991, stoked by tensions between the Jewish and black communities living side-by-side.


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Rev. Al Sharpton Declines Invitation To Speak At Panel On Black-Jewish Relations Following Controversy

The decision by Sharpton comes following strong and vocal criticism from the family of one of the Crown Heights riots’ victims.


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Family Of Crown Heights Riots’ Victim Incensed Rev. Al Sharpton Was Invited To Speak At Panel

The family of Yankel Rosenbaum is incensed that Sharpton will be present at the forum because they believe he helped escalate the violence with some of his comments during the unrest.


Lemrick Nelson is seen in 1997 - Photo: AP

Convicted Crown Heights Killer Still In Hospital

Lemrick Nelson was found outside his car in upper Manhattan with a stab wound in his head.


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Man Convicted In 1990s NYC Race Riots Is Stabbed

A black man convicted in the death of a white Jewish scholar during race riots in the 1990s has been stabbed in the head with an ice pick in a possible road rage attack, police say.