Stories with 'florida history' tag

Miami & Coconut Grove: A Very Funny History

Starring HistoryMiami Historian, Miami-Dade College Professor, and Award-Winning Comedian Freddy Stebbins. Step back in time with Freddy Stebbins as he relives, through costume and impersonation, the magical moments and people that shaped the City of Miami and the beloved neighborhood of Coconut Grove.

/ April 18, 2018


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.

/ January 4, 2016