David Dinkins, New York’s First Black Mayor, Early LGBTQ Rights Champion, Dies At 93

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Gay City News reports that David Dinkins, who died at 93 on November 23, became mayor of New York in 1990 — a pro-gay Black man riding the desperate hopes of communities of color and LGBTQ people at a time of racial unrest in the depths of the AIDS pandemic.

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