Donald K. Tucker
Summary: civil rights activist and the longest-serving councilman in Newark, New Jersey who was involved in efforts to desegregate Newark's public housing projects and was chairman of the New Jersey Black Issues Convention, who was known for his sometimes fiery temper and his colorful dashikis and served continuously for 31 years.
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke and diabetes
Born: March 18, 1938
Died: October 17, 2005
Location: Newark, New Jersey