David N. Dinkins, the first and only Black person to hold the post of mayor in the city of New York, died Monday night. He was 93 years old.
The New York Post first reported his death. There was no cause of death immediately reported.
Dinkins' death came about a month after his wife died.
Despite serving just one term, crime in the city decreased on Dinkins' watch more than any other time in New York's history - a distinction some believed belonged to his successor, Rudy Giuliani.... Read more