"We Need 1,000 David Dinkinses Right Now'": In Tribute, Lawmakers Hail NYC's First Black Mayor As Trailblazer
"There's a generation of people who believe they could make a difference because they saw David Dinkins do it first."
Nov 28, 2020 2:45 PM
David Dinkins's Real Political Legacy: Transcending Racist Trolling, Advancing Black Hope
Dinkins’s policies laid the groundwork for future actions credited to other mayors, including those that led to community policing.
Nov 25, 2020 9:30 AM
David Dinkins, NYC's First Black Mayor, Dies At 93
Dinkins famously called New York City a "gorgeous mosaic" and served one term full of tumultuous circumstances.
Nov 24, 2020 9:11 AM
Former Mayor Dinkins Sued By Deliveryman For Alleged Hit-And-Run Incident
"I take my responsibilities as a driver in New York City very seriously and would never do anything to violate the law," Dinkins said.
Updated: Sep 4, 2016 3:07 PM
Former Mayor Dinkins Hospitalized With Pneumonia
Dinkins is apparently feeling better.
Updated: Nov 1, 2013 9:00 AM
Bill Lynch, Former Deputy Mayor And Democratic "Rumpled Genius," Dies At 72
Mostly recently, Lynch was working on John Liu's campaign.
Updated: Aug 10, 2013 6:01 PM
Ed Koch Compares Some OWS Protesters With '60s Anti-Integration Racists
"My memory harkened back to the 1960s when black children seeking to integrate a public school under court orders [were] hooted at and frightened by white protesters. It was an awful feeling of déjà vu."
Updated: Nov 25, 2011 2:22 PM
Were Dinkins And Giuliani The Worst And Best NYC Mayors?
A new poll says that David Dinkins and Rudy Giuliani were, respectively, the worst and the best that Gracie Mansion has had to offer since 1966.
Updated: Jul 27, 2011 2:09 PM
Obama's Harlem Visit Insults Some, Excites More
Fresh from explaining what the U.S. is doing in Libya last night
Updated: Apr 6, 2011 6:22 PM
Rangel's Friends Say Don't Censure Charlie
While Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) faces possible censure (aka public humiliation for
Updated: Nov 22, 2010 12:31 PM
Remaining "Gang Of Four" Members Discuss Percy Sutton
On NY1's "Road to City Hall" last night, former Mayor David
Updated: Dec 29, 2009 2:35 PM
Bloomberg On Defensive After Giuilani's "Supporting" Remarks
After accusations that former Mayor Rudy Giuliani was race-baiting while touting Mayor
Updated: Oct 20, 2009 11:36 AM
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