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Broward-Palm Beach New Times
Churches, Trucks, and Roadside Stands Offer Miami's Best Barbecuefrom his sideburns, curls along his jaw, and continues up to a thin mustache. H
Churches, Trucks, and Roadside Stands Offer Miami's Best Barbecue
Broward-Palm Beach New Times / Posted 3 days ago
from his sideburns, curls along his jaw, and continues up to a thin mustache. His father, Albert Jr., started the church in Overtown in 1953, preaching to a small congregation in a rented band hall. Those were the days when segregation was still the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
How boxer Muhammad Ali became a champion for Muslims in Americawas still known as Cassius Clay, he ventured into Temple No. 29, a vacant store
How boxer Muhammad Ali became a champion for Muslims in America
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
was still known as Cassius Clay, he ventured into Temple No. 29, a vacant storefront converted into a makeshift mosque in Overtown, Miami's segregated neighborhood. A local member in the Nation of Islam, Sam Saxon, invited him inside where he... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Ranked 8th Most Walkable City in U.S. by People Who Apparently Don't Live in Miamiand mumbling about Fidel? Neighborhood Score1 Downtown 86 2 Brickell 83 3 Li
Miami Ranked 8th Most Walkable City in U.S. by People Who Apparently Don't Live in Miami
Miami New Times / Posted 10 days ago
and mumbling about Fidel? Neighborhood Score1 Downtown 86 2 Brickell 83 3 Little Havana 82 4 Wynwood / Edgewater 81 5 Overtown 76 6 North/East Coconut Grove 75 7 Shenandoah 74 8 Upper Eastside 72 9 Little Haiti 72 10 Coral Way 71 11... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Time to visit Miami’s Little Havana before change sets inCuban outpost. It’s the new stadium that retired soccer star David Beckham is b
Time to visit Miami’s Little Havana before change sets in
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Cuban outpost. It’s the new stadium that retired soccer star David Beckham is building in the adjacent neighborhood of Overtown. And the luxury apartments going up on Calle Ocho — the main street of Little Havana. And the swanky condominiums... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Woman attends hearing for roommate accused of nearly beating her to deathByron Mitchell, 35, for the first time since police say she was beaten, stabbed
Woman attends hearing for roommate accused of nearly beating her to death
Local 10 Miami / Posted 14 days ago
Byron Mitchell, 35, for the first time since police say she was beaten, stabbed and choked by Mitchell inside their Overtown apartment. "I think that he knocked me out before everything happened, so I don't remember what happened," Jones... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Here’s how Tampa Bay’s $6B highway expansion will burden minoritiesof Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a speech earlier this year. I
Here’s how Tampa Bay’s $6B highway expansion will burden minorities
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a speech earlier this year. In Miami, the interstate cut right through Overtown. In Charlotte, N.C., soaring overpasses divided a neighborhood called Brooklyn. In Tampa, the interstate tore... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Woman speaks to Local 10 News after surviving beating by Craigslist roommateJones said. "I didn't really even expect to live because of what happened." Jo
Woman speaks to Local 10 News after surviving beating by Craigslist roommate
Local 10 Miami / Posted 16 days ago
Jones said. "I didn't really even expect to live because of what happened." Jones had rented an apartment in Miami's Overtown neighborhood with another person, but she said her roommate decided to leave without notice. Jones was left feeling... Read more
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ABC News
Ali's Doctor Describes Being 'Touched by Fate'lucky, you recognize that your life has changed," Pacheco said in a statement.
Ali's Doctor Describes Being 'Touched by Fate'
ABC News / Posted 20 days ago
lucky, you recognize that your life has changed," Pacheco said in a statement. "I was touched by fate, when, as a doctor in Overtown, Angelo Dundee asked me to look over his new young boxer who was training at the 5th Street Gym. And so Cassius Clay... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Flashback of Muhammad Ali's connection to MiamiSonny Liston. His words will ring in history for many athletes to come. Durin
Flashback of Muhammad Ali's connection to Miami
Local 10 Miami / Posted 20 days ago
Sonny Liston. His words will ring in history for many athletes to come. During segregation, Ali used to run from Miami's Overtown to the Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach, which was a "whites only" zone. "He was the first guy in the gym" trainer... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Ferdie Pacheco on Ali:touches you—and if you’re lucky, you recognize that your life has changed. I w
Ferdie Pacheco on Ali:
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
touches you—and if you’re lucky, you recognize that your life has changed. I was touched by fate, when, as a doctor in Overtown, Angelo Dundee asked me to look over his new young boxer who was training at the 5th Street Gym. And so Cassius Clay... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Ferdie Pacheco on Ali:touches you—and if you’re lucky, you recognize that your life has changed. I w
Ferdie Pacheco on Ali:
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 20 days ago
touches you—and if you’re lucky, you recognize that your life has changed. I was touched by fate, when, as a doctor in Overtown, Angelo Dundee asked me to look over his new young boxer who was training at the 5th street Gym. And so Cassius Clay... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Flashback to Muhammad Ali's connection to MiamiI am the champ. You the chump," he said. "Round 8 to prove I am great." During
Flashback to Muhammad Ali's connection to Miami
Local 10 Miami / Posted 20 days ago
I am the champ. You the chump," he said. "Round 8 to prove I am great." During segregation, Ali used to run from Miami's Overtown to the Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach, which was a "whites only" zone. "He was the first guy in the gym" trainer... Read more
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Miami New Times
Muhammad Ali Once Made Miami The Center of the Boxing Universehis most famous posed shot, with fists raised underwater, was taken by photogra
Muhammad Ali Once Made Miami The Center of the Boxing Universe
Miami New Times / Posted 20 days ago
his most famous posed shot, with fists raised underwater, was taken by photographer Flip Schulke at the Sir John Hotel in Overtown: Miami's place in the boxing world has waxed and waned since then, with Angelo's gym shuttering in 1992 before... Read more
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The News & Observer
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwideAmerican society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated M
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwide
The News & Observer / Posted 20 days ago
American society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated Miami, he first lived in a “colored” motel in Overtown, the Sir John. Dundee ran a tab for him at the Famous Chef restaurant. Ali jogged four miles over the MacArthur... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwideAmerican society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated M
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwide
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
American society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated Miami, he first lived in a “colored” motel in Overtown, the Sir John. Dundee ran a tab for him at the Famous Chef restaurant. Ali jogged four miles over the MacArthur... Read more
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Island Packet
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwideAmerican society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated M
Stings like a bee: Death of beloved Muhammad Ali mourned worldwide
Island Packet / Posted 20 days ago
American society, and the most recognizable face in the world. In segregated Miami, he first lived in a “colored” motel in Overtown, the Sir John. Dundee ran a tab for him at the Famous Chef restaurant. Ali jogged four miles over the MacArthur... Read more
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Island Packet
Paralyzed teen brings crowd to tears with surprise at his high school graduationwas paralyzed by a bullet that went through his spine when he was just a freshm
Paralyzed teen brings crowd to tears with surprise at his high school graduation
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
was paralyzed by a bullet that went through his spine when he was just a freshman at Booker T. Washington in Miami’s Overtown neighborhood. He went from being a football player to paraplegic at 15 years old. On Wednesday, he strapped on... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Is Deadly for Cyclists, and It's Only Growing More Dangerous928 injuries in Miami-Dade in 2014. Data points to areas such as Miami Beach, C
Miami Is Deadly for Cyclists, and It's Only Growing More Dangerous
Miami New Times / Posted 23 days ago
928 injuries in Miami-Dade in 2014. Data points to areas such as Miami Beach, Coral Gables, Little Havana, Little Haiti, Overtown, and downtown as areas with high crash counts. Those numbers can be partly attributed to more cyclists on the road.... Read more
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NBC Miami
Critical Mass Cyclists in Miami-Dade Friday NightRiverside, Little Havana, West Flagler, Coral Gables, Miracle Mile, Coral Way,
Critical Mass Cyclists in Miami-Dade Friday Night
NBC Miami / Posted 28 days ago
Riverside, Little Havana, West Flagler, Coral Gables, Miracle Mile, Coral Way, Shenandoah, Calle Ocho, Spring Garden, Overtown and Park West before ending downtown. Drivers will want to take a look at the map and avoid the streets on the... Read more

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