Booker T. Washington High School

  • News

    March 13, 2014
  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Willie Clarke, Miami Independent Music Pioneer, Talks Growing Up in Overtown

    Miami independent music pioneer Willie Clarke is a Grammy winner whose music has been sampled by Beyonce. In the mid 1960s, he and a college buddy named Johnny Pearsall started a label called Deep City, based out of Johnny's Records in Liberty City. It was the first independent, black-owned record ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Ten Best Music-Related Things to Do in Miami This Weekend Under $10

    We heard about Lil Wayne begging Drake to squash the beef between him and Chris Brown earlier this week, but there's still no word as to whether or not Drizzy's extended an olive branch. Needless to say, if the New York City scuffle's really affecting Young Money's business that bad, the crew shou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Robert Irvine Wants to Engage You at Party Impossible

    ​Robert Irvine is the buff star of Food Network's Restaurant: Impossible, taking miserably failing restaurants and turning them into success stories. He's also the subject of many photographs at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, most memorably last year when he provided his back as transpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2011

    ING Miami Marathon: The Unofficial Results

    Okay, okay, so the guy who won Miami's ING marathon Sunday, Tesfaye Sendeku Alemayehu of Ethiopia, did it just 2:12:57, just about the time I was finishing the half marathon, or actually before me because it took regular Joes 10 to 15 minutes to get over the start line. And yeah, there was a record ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    LeBron James Hosting Trilogy Party at Mansion October 29

    ​LeBron James has been pretty vocal about his infatuation with his new home. He has tweeted his admiration for Barton G, his attendance at the recent Drake concert, and even gave a little love to Booker T. Washington High School. We should have known from the moment he said he would join the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Roots in the City Farmers Market Brings Fresh, Affordable Food to Overtown

    David KehrMiami Mayor Thomas Regalado greets an Overtown resident and market shopper​The Roots in the City Farmers Market in Overtown saw its busiest day yet during a dedication ceremony that included Miami Mayor Thomas Regalado and Commissioner Richard Dunn yesterday. The Booker T. Washington Hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Michael's Genuine Food Cart on the Move

    Michael's Genuine's food cart.​The Michael's Genuine food cart, which made its debut last month, will make two appearances this week. Tomorrow, April 7, Michael Schwartz and his foodie pushcart will be at the Roots in the City grand opening ceremony. This nonprofit organization is all about bringi ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
  • News

    December 13, 2007

    Spence-Jones Faces Indictment

    State attorney investigates ethically challenged Miami commissioner.

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Rudy Crews Crapola

    The schools superintendents new book is, well, full of baloney

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    In the Shadow of New Towers

    Overtown is under pressure to change as property values skyrocket but violence remains pervasive

  • News

    January 27, 2005
  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Mind Games

    Can hip-hop music be saved? The students of Booker T. Washington High School say yes

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    Smaller Is Better

    The case for breaking up the grossly dysfunctional Miami-Dade County school district

  • News

    September 20, 2001

    Of Pain and place

    Documenting devastation near and far-of the body, the mind, and the soul

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Use It or Lose It

    The county must spend most of its current $35.2 million community development grant by October 31

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    In the Rough

    A half-century before the Tiger Woods era, black Miamians fought a losing battle to hit the links

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    A Historic Dip

    Witnesses to the segregated history of Virginia Beach tell a sorry but inspiring tale