Yusuf Shabazz

 

 

Age: 22

 

Summary: anti-violence activist who turned his life around by getting into anti-gang activism and warning other young people from a lawless life on the streets after getting arrested for drug dealing as a teen, where he interviewed gang members about their lives in his first anti-violence film before he went on to make other productions and later established his own nonprofit anti-gang violence intervention group called CHALLENGE.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: April 21, 1987

 

Died: November 4, 2009

 

Location: Newark, New Jersey