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Big history of Little Haiti

To know Little Haiti, you need to look further than Miami. From a group of slaves overthrowing their masters to form a new country, to community leaders coming together to form a new neighborhood, Little Haiti’s roots stretch way back.

History / January 31, 2016

That Little Haiti look

Little Haiti is awash in tropical hues and swooping facades. It’s an architectural island in the midst of Miami that’s a throwback to the neighborhood’s vibrant Caribbean past.

History / January 10, 2016

The secret history of Florida prison labor

From the Tamiami Trail to the electric chair, much of Florida was built on the backs of the state’s prisoners. Here’s the story you were never told, tracing a direct line from slavery to the modern prison system.

History / January 4, 2016