Keith Ivory has some advice for Roger Cuevas, superintendent of Miami-Dade County public schools: "You know when you see a black and a Latin together, you'd better run." Ivory is one of a hundred or so black and Hispanic parents from Overtown and East Little Havana who are organizing to clean up four neighborhood elementary schools. And they're doing it together, bucking the grand tradition of racial and cultural polarization some Miami politicians have used to keep residents busy fighting among themselves. The parents want police protection for children walking to school through streets plagued by drug dealers and prostitutes. They want flashing lights and speed bumps in front of their schools. They want fire-safety problems fixed. They want toilet paper and soap... More >>>