• David Dinkins, The First Black Mayor of New York City, Passes at 93

    1 month ago - By Essence

    By Kimberly Wilson · November 24, 2020November 24, 2020 David Dinkins, the first Black mayor of New York City, died at his home in Manhattan. He was 93 years old. Dinkins broke barriers with his 1989 election, managing to defeat three-term incumbent Ed Koch during the Democratic primary that year and later he went on to defeat Rudy Giuliani by the narrowest electoral margin in New York City history: 47,000 votes. Giuliani would go on to defeat Dinkins for the position four years later, in a campaign that was rife with racial overtones. A Washington Post profile of Mr. Dinkins called his...
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  • Former New York Mayor David Dinkins Dead at 93

    Former New York Mayor David Dinkins Dead at 93

    1 month ago - By TMZ

    David Dinkins, New York City's first Black mayor, has died. Dinkins passed away Monday night at his home in New York City of apparent natural causes. He died less than 2 months after his wife, Joyce, passed away. Dinkins beat longtime Mayor Ed Koch...
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