Former Mayor David Dinkins and his lovely wife Joyce Dinkins. Photo by: Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com http://blacktiemagazine.com/society_february_2017/Panda_Ball.htm

That Jacket...Former Mayor David Dinkins, Elsie McCabe Thompson, and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Elected to the state assembly in 1965, David Dinkins later served as president of elections for New York City, as city clerk, and as Manhattan borough president before he successfully ran for mayor in 1989. Both ethnic tensions and crime increased during his term, and while he was the first black mayor of New York, he became the first black mayor of a major U.S. city to be denied reelection.

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David Dinkins was sworn in as New York City’s 1st African-American mayor, and is, to date, the only African American to hold that office. MAYORALTY: Dinkins entered office pledging racial healing, and famously referred to New York City’s demographic diversity as a “gorgeous mosaic.” Dinkins’ term wa...David Dinkins was sworn in as New York City’s 1st African-American mayor, and is, to date, the only African American to hold that office. MAYORALTY: Dinkins entered office pledging racial…

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David Dinkins, Basil Patterson, Percy Sutton and Charles Rangel

David Dinkins first black Mayor in the U.S. New York Mayor from (1990-1994) EDUCATION Howard University, Brooklyn Law School

David Dinkins was sworn in as New York's 106th mayor, and the first African American mayor, in 1990.

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Montford Point Marines: Forgotten First Black Marines: David Dinkins: Montford Point Marine and Former Mayor of New York

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After Honor, David Dinkins Joins Select Group of Ex-New York City Mayors - The New York Times

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