Stories with 'Miami black history' tag

West Grove wants to make a comeback on its own terms

Everyone says West Grove is headed toward a revival. But will it include the people who built the neighborhood?

/ May 17, 2016

Miami Black History: Florida Memorial University in the civil rights movement

To end Black History Month, we’re taking a look at one of the most important chapters in Florida’s civil rights movement. St. Augustine was the center of civil rights upheaval in Florida, and the steadfast activism of students at Florida Memorial University fueled the state’s struggle toward justice. Today, FMU is South Florida’s only historically black university. Learn how the civil rights movement shaped the school and its students, and eventually caused the storied institution’s relocation to Miami.

/ February 27, 2015