David Dinkins

Former Mayor David Dinkins, who died Nov. 23, made New York City understand all it could be and he paved the way for many that came after – even to the highest office in the land, Rev. Al Sharpton wrote in a moving op-ed tribute.

David Dinkins' death prompted recollections of when Rudy Giuliani lost the NYC mayoral race to him, quickly conceded defeat and urged "democracy," a far cry from his role in 2020.

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 Amadou Diallo Foundation hosted its second annual benefit gala in Harlem on the 18th anniversary of his death.

Dubbed “Heal our Communities,” the event was hosted by The Amadou Diallo Foundation, an initiative launched by his mother to focus on racial healing through education.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is doing everything in his power to garner the Black vote. Sanders appeared on The Tom Joyner Morning Show on Monday morning, fielding questions from a roundtable of Black hosts and contributors, including Roland Martin, Don Lemon, Al Sharpton, Jacque Reid, and Sybil Wilkes. The move came just days after the Vermont senator […]

Mass Mutual and NewsOne join together to present 28 dynamic people that make up the diverse tapestry of Black History. For the entire month of February, Black History Month, we will feature one Person of the Day and highlight their lives and achievements. David Dinkins (pictured) made history by becoming the first, and to date, only African American […]

New York’s Democratic political establishment came out in force for embattled U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel on Wednesday, packing a sold-out fundraiser to praise Rangel’s service to the city and state over a 40-year career recently tainted by ethics charges.