Joyce Dinkins, City’s First African American First Lady, Dies at 89


Joyce Burrows Dinkins was the city’s first African American first lady, serving alongside her husband, Mayor David Dinkins, from 1990 to 1993.
Mayor Bill de Blasio volunteered with the historic campaign and also served in his staff. He fondly remembered the woman who stood firmly by Dinkins’ side.
“Such a strong and …..


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