1989-1990 Two African Americans first in Politics


The feature picture is called “The Faces of My People” by Margaret Burroughs b.1917 and made of woodcut on paper.

In New York, former Manhattan borough president David Dinkins, a Democrat, is elected New York City’s first African American mayor, while in Virginia, Lieutenant Governor Douglas Wilder, also a Democrat, becomes the first elected African American state governor in American …read more

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