David Dinkins made history 30 years ago when he was inaugurated on January 1, 1990, as New York City’s first African American mayor. With the help of some of Dinkins’ closest advisers and Dinkins himself, Errol explores the Mayor’s journey from the Manhattan Borough President’s Office to his successful campaign facing longtime incumbent Ed Koch and Rudy Giuliani.
Stay tuned for parts two and three, which will focus on Dinkins’ four years in office to his loss to Rudy Giuliani in 1993 and his legacy today.
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