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David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93

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David Dinkins, , New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93.
According to the Associated Press, NYPD officers were called to Dinkins' home Monday night.
He seemingly died of natural causes.
His death was also confirmed by
Mayor Bill de Blasio to 'The New York Times.'.
Dinkins graduated magna cum laude from
Howard University with a degree in mathematics.
He went on to receive his law degree
from Brooklyn Law School.
In 1990, he defeated Edward Koch and Rudy Giuliani to become the 106th mayor of New York.
Giuliani offered his condolences on Twitter.
During Dinkins' time in office,
he fought to expose companies
and banks that did business in
South Africa where apartheid
was taking place
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