Stop Screwing Miami's Inner City; Hire A Black Guy
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made
the U.S. Supreme Court
stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to
be for Miami New Times.
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Up this week: Miami is in trouble again. The town's top bureaucrat -- City
Manager Pete Hernandez -- has resigned and the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission is probing whether leaders lied about their current financial
morass. Mayor Tomas Regalado hired ex-Miami banker Carlos Migoya to take over, but Luke says:
was the late Howard Gary. He was fired in 1984. That was 25 years ago. Since then,
Miami leaders have been sending a message to the entire community that a black
person is not qualified to hold the job.
fire chief. And there are a few blacks who hold executive level jobs in the
city, but they are not the ones making final decisions.
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