Charles Hadley Park
Miami, FL 33142
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After Years of Delay and Misspent Money, Liberty City's Kids Finally Have a Youth Center
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. by Luther Campbell
It took more than a decade, but a full-service recreation center for youth in Liberty City is finally open. Last month, the City of Miami officially unlocked the doors of the Samuel K. Johnson Youth Center at Charles Hadley Park. No...
For 25 Years, Liberty City Optimist Club Has Nurtured NFL Talent, Helped a Neighborhood
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 9 a.m. by Luther Campbell
Twenty-five years ago, coach Sam Johnson and I launched an organization dedicated to providing a place where Liberty City kids could play baseball and football while learning they didn't have to sling drugs on a street corner. For c...
Hadley Park Community Center Finally to Be Built
Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:17 a.m. by Chuck Strouse
After 13 years of stalling, bureaucratic ineptitude, and political gamesmanship, Liberty City's Hadley Park will finally get a $6.5 million community center. This historic 28-acre spot at NW 50th Street and 14th Avenue is one of the...
Save Charles Hadley Park
Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 3 a.m. by Luther Campbell
On August 1, 1947, white police officers evicted 35 black families from a Miami neighborhood so the city could create a park for whites. Rain destroyed the families' possessions. A black newspaper called the evictions from the Railr...