Subject:

James Scott

  • News

    January 24, 2013
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    January 18, 2013

    Australian Filmmaker Turns His Lens On Liberty City, Finds Some Crazy Characters

    A word of advice to foreign filmmakers who get hooked on Liberty City: Please stop opening your masterpieces with chintzy B-rolls of tourists frolicking on South Beach and then cutting away to bleak footage of a morbid roadside memorial or homeless people. It's hackneyed, dammit! Hopefully, Sha ... More >>

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    September 27, 2012
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    February 3, 2011
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    July 20, 2006

    The Ghetto Governor

    Dorrin Rolle’s dedication to his district is in question

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    April 6, 2006

    Terminal Incarceration

    The short, sad lives of some detainees facing relatively minor charges end in jail. Here are three such cases.

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    June 20, 2002

    Native Son

    Billy Hardemon has been running around Liberty City, and away from allegations of wrongdoing, forever

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    July 5, 2001

    Our Lady of the Projects

    Octavia Anderson and the last days of the James E. Scott Homes

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Waiting 4 the Dough

    Nate Brooks goes from gangsta to athlete to rapper -- and wonders what's next

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Welcome to the Cruel World

    Welfare reform has dramatically changed public housing in Miami-Dade County. Personal responsibility is the new refrain, and zero tolerance is the law.

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    September 14, 2000

    Off with Her Head

    Barbara Pierre, turbocharged Liberty City housing advocate, has managed to collect some enemies in high places

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    July 15, 1999

    Raze and Rebuild

    Scott Homes residents realize their apartments are dirty, dangerous, and crowded. Yet many want to stay.

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Miami's Own Middle East Melee

    Forget Israel and Palestine. Inner-city blacks are up in arms about Arab-owned convenience stores in their midst.

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    June 11, 1998

    His Brilliant Career

    Brett Perriman's gridiron days with the Dolphins may be over, but his commitment to the community where he grew up is just beginning

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    Black in Blue

    More than 50 years ago, five daring young men put on police uniforms and began patrolling Miami's "Colored Town." A couple of them are still looking for justice.

  • News

    November 14, 1996

    Clinical Depression

    Hounded by budget crises, unflattering audits, and general gripes about management, the Economic Opportunity Family Health Center circles the wagons

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    June 26, 1996
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    June 13, 1996
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    September 21, 1995

    The Boulder Boys Must Die

    When federal prosecutors seek the death penalty in drug-related murders, the defendants are almost always black. Why should Miami's first "kingpin" case be any exception?

  • News

    August 3, 1995

    The Canyon

    Scenes from the Scott Homes -- the mamas, the kids, the babies, the fight for dignity, the pall of despair

  • News

    July 26, 1994

    No Love Lost

    Would tenants of the James E. Scott Homes choose Annie Love to represent them? If Love lets them hold an election, perhaps we'll find out.

  • News

    January 13, 1993

    Wright Reborn

    First came teen superstardom, then years of troubled obscurity. Now Betty Wright is seeking to balance music, family, and faith.

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    October 23, 1991
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