Florida is home to the largest Haitian community in the US with more than 300,000 people of Haitian ancestry.

Miami’s Little Haiti: What is lost when a community is displaced?


The Haitian population of Miami has remained unchanged since the beginning of the century, with about 30,000 people. But little remains of the neighborhood that Maria and Viter Juste founded in the 1970s that came to be known as Little Haiti.

A young woman wearing a white shirt in the forefront of a colorful mural

‘Finding my home’: Mural features student poem about move to Miami

A mural with the words "Patria y Vida," or "Homeland and Life," a twist on the Cuban national motto, "Homeland or Death."

In Miami, Cuban American progressives promote civic engagement ahead of midterms

Man in protective gear points large gun at man holding a toddler, at close range. Toddler is screaming.

An iconic image challenged the politics of Cuban Americans

Three women on stage gesticulating, one with blackface pounding her chest

A Miami theater group has a change of heart over blackface

Last Call for a Legend of Miami Nightlife

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The Scene: MiamiFrom WLRN’s Arts desk
The “CBGB of the South,” Miami’s Churchill’s Pub, has been the setting for Iggy Pop music videos and a scene from “There’s Something About Mary….

Painting with Electricity

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The Scene: Miami
From WLRN’s Arts desk.

Artist Cory Hunter studied to be a chemical engineer, and now he’s using chemistry and electricity to create ingenious paintings.

Starring Judy Blume as Herself

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On a recent visit to her hometown of Miami Beach, Judy Blume went on a walking tour of the spots that inspired her autobiographical novel Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself.

Two men hug in room with many people around them

An immigrant detainee is sent over 1,000 miles away from his family and lawyer — and fights to return


Prominent immigrant advocate Ravi Ragbir was detained in New York City, but agents sent him to Florida after saying that they would deport him. A judge told the government to bring him back while his case is being heard.

Hazel Bethel is a Manischewitz wine devotee. She's originally from Trinidad and was introduced to the wine by friends who worked in Jewish homes in New York.

Is that Manischewitz? The Kosher wine is a hit in some Caribbean communities.


The reason why some people of Caribbean descent enjoy a Jewish staple over the holidays.