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 Nelly to Headline United Music Fest at... July 3, 2018 Chris Brown arrested on battery charge after... July 6, 2018 Immigrant families reunite, but many still in... July 26, 2018 ASAP Ferg Thinks Kendrick Lamar and J.... June 12, 2018 Chicago Cubs: Video "made a national villain... July 24, 2018 JTA still interested in fraud case, says... June 15, 2015 Officer gunned down in New Mexico by... September 3, 2016 Janelle Monáe Comes Out as Pansexul: 10... April 26, 2018 Jacksonville rapper doesn't know who shot him,... June 12, 2018 Browns’ Jackson gets ‘unwavering’ support July 28, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.