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The Brooklyn Bridge: Brooklyn Eagle: David Dinkins, NYC’s first Black mayor, dies at 93


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David Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first Black mayor, but was doomed to a single term by a soaring murder rate, stubborn unemployment and his mishandling of a riot in Brooklyn, has died. He was 93. Dinkins died Monday, the NYPD confirmed. The department said officers were called to the former mayor’s […]

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