Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke drops institutional knowledge about Miami's African American roots.
As we spend another February celebrating Black History Month, the reality is that many African-Americans in Miami don't know dark-skinned folks were among the first pioneers to settle here. We have been hoodwinked into believing African-Americans have always been second-class citizens.
The truth is we built this city. We need to know what was taken from us.More »