American politician David Dinkins was b. July He served as the Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to He was the first and is, to date, the only American of African ancestry to hold that office. He turns 86 years old today.
PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON FOR THE LATE David Norman Dinkins is the first and to date, the only African American person to hold the position of mayor of New York, He graduated magna cum laude from Howard University.
First African American mayor of New York City and Howard University graduate (LA B., mathematics) The Honorable David N. Dinkins received the LL. in 1992 as he served for the Howard University Opening Convocation Speaker.
The moment in 1989 when David Dinkins learned that he would win the Democratic nomination paving the way for him to become New York Citys first black mayor. In the photo taken on September 12 1989 by the @nytimes staff photographer Chester Higgins Jr. Dinkins is pictured sitting calmlyon a sofa in a hotel room with his excited wife daughter and son and their families. I was the only media photographer allowed to witness Mr. Dinkins at the crucial moment when the final primary results were…