New York City's first Black mayor, David Dinkins, dies at 93
FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 2, 1990, file photo, David Dinkins delivers his first speech as mayor of New York, in New York. Dinkins, New York Citys first African-American mayor, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. De Blasio, who worked in Dinkins’ administration, named Manhattan’s Municipal Building after his mentor in October 2015. There were 8,340 New Yorkers killed during the Dinkins administration — the bloodiest four-year stretch since the New York City Police Department began keeping statistics in 1963. That deal guaranteed that the U.S. Open would remain in New York City for decades.