Afro History Today in Afro History ! David Dinkins becomes the first Afro American Mayor of New York City in 1989 ! written by Marc Alexander November 7, 2019 English: :David Dinkins at The Citizens Committee for New York City’s “New Yorker for New York City” Gala Honoring Nine passionate Champions of the City’s Neighborhoods. Category:Images of American politicians (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Jack Johnson defeats Tommy Burns, making him the first Afro American, World Heavyweight Champion in 1908 !Today in Afro History ! Jupiter Hammon, who was a slave in New York, publishes “An Evening Thought” in 1760, which is the first work by an Afro American to be published in the U.S.Today in Afro History ! Apollo Theater opens in Harlem in 1933 !Today in Afro History ! Joe Gans becomes the first Afro American World Boxing Champion in 1902 !Today in Afro History ! Kurt Lidell Schmoke becomes the first Afro American Mayor of Baltimore in 1987 !Today in Afro History ! Thurgood Marshall is nominated to become the first Afro American on the U.S. Supreme Court in 1967 ! Today in Afro History ! David Dinkins becomes the first Afro American Mayor of New York City in 1989 ! was last modified: November 1st, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Model/Actress, Melyssa Ford ! NFL player, Justin Gilbert ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Actress, Esther Rolle ! Actress, Alfre Woodard ! Singer, Minnie Riperton ! You may also like Seattle’s McDowell apologizes for Atlanta arrest December 12, 2017 "Permit Patty" speaks out after calling police... June 25, 2018 Holness tells challengers: The door is open,... November 18, 2013 Police in London applied for a court... June 12, 2018 Charlie Wilson Ties Brian McKnight & Luther... March 30, 2018 Agent: Redskins’ Cravens cleared for activities December 12, 2017 Penn State sophomore Carr declares for draft April 2, 2018 NBA to sell parts of non-national TV... March 27, 2018 Relax, You Are About To Get A... July 16, 2018 Heroin, handguns seized in drug raid targeting... April 7, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.