David Dinkins: Twenty Years Later

Monday, September 07, 2009

In 1989, David Dinkins, now a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, became the first African-American elected to the office of New York City Mayor. He talks about New York twenty years ago--and this year's mayoral race.


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Comments [2]

hjs from 11211

i didn't vote of BHO BECAUSE he was black. i voted for him because he was not a GOP, and not supporting bush's cronies for 4 more years of mess making. obama is cleaning the messes of the last 8 years. i also vetoed for him because he did not pick a know nothing theocratic quitter.

Sep. 08 2009 09:07 AM
Julian from Manhattan

My best wishes to David Dinkins, a much-maligned Mayor whose only real flaw was that he wasn't the self-promoter that Rudy Giuliani or Mike Bloomberg are.

Sep. 07 2009 11:44 AM

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