As a growing neighborhood in the midst of transformation, some of the recent challenges Little Haiti and Little River face include how to preserve and celebrate their historic culture as new residents from varied backgrounds move into the area.
Here are some of the issues that will help determine the future of Little Haiti and Little River in the years to come.
Leaders on Little Haiti's growing art scene say they are determined to preserve the neighborhood’s cultural identity while building a thriving creative community.
The City of Miami has officially designated Little Haiti, a win for a neighborhood that is fighting hard to stymie gentrification and whitewashing.
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.
Can Miami grow without losing its soul? We’ve seen what happens when communities are displaced by gentrification. With neighborhoods like Little River on the verge of transformation, let’s challenge that narrative.
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Author Mandy Baca gives us a quick look at key events in Miami Black History in the 1980s and 1990s, when riots over police violence toward blacks shook Miami, a new wave of Haitian immigrants carved out their place in the city, and Miami Bass took center stage.