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Miami-Dade Panel Addresses Politics Of Race And Inclusion

Miami-Dade County commissioners argued over who built Miami. Now a different group is addressing those tensions.
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Miami-Dade County commissioners argued over who built Miami. Now a different group is addressing those tensions.
Miami-Dade County commissioners argued over who built Miami. Now a different group is addressing those tensions.
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Miami-Dade County commissioners argued over who built Miami. Now a different group is addressing those tensions.

Miami-Dade County’s Black Affairs Advisory Board and Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board spent four hours talking race, diversity and inclusion yesterday.

The discourse was a response to a racially charged commission debate over a county contract last February.

Over the course of three panels, it was made clear that the February venom was just the most recent episode in a long history of unease between Miami’s black and Hispanic communities.

The participants suggested several next steps -- including a focus on more inclusive economic development. Hear the full story here:Listen: Miami-Dade leaders talk diversity, race and inclusion.

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