Home Tags David Dinkins

Tag: David Dinkins

This morning, six months ahead of the 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade, event organizers announced that for the first time in its 252-year history, LGBT groups will not be barred from marching under gay-identifying banners. Gays were always "allowed" in the parade, but sort of in the way that a mouse is "allowed" in your apartment—if you can't get rid of it, it had better just stay quiet. Now the dogmatic, exclusionary cat is...
In June 1990, four months after his release from Robben Island, the South African prison that was his home for 27 years, Nelson Mandela visited New York. His motorcade swept through the city, through the far reaches of upper Manhattan, where he spoke at Riverside Church, to the streets of Brooklyn, where he visited the Boys and Girls High School on Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Driving through Brooklyn, Mandela passed through throngs of people...

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!