Black History

Civil rights pioneer Thelma Gibson. (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: Focus On Civil Rights Pioneer Thelma Gibson

CBS4 is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing special people who contributed to South Florida’s black history.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

Carolyn Taylor-Pates, Ison’s Niece and Brodes Hartley, Jr., CHI President & CEO (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida

The late Doris Ison of Florida City was a visionary and trailblazer. Dissatisfied with health care for African-Americans, Ison broke barriers in 1971 and created a health center in south Miami-Dade, which today has grown […]

My TV 33–02/18/2013

(Source: CBS)

Civil Rights Activist To Be Honored At Little River Post Office

A dedication ceremony to honor late civil rights activist Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. will take place at the Little River Post Office February 22nd.


Timothy Barber, Exec. Dir. Of the Black Archives and Prof. Renee Kilpatrick, who met Dr. King as a child (Source: CBSMiami)

Focus on South Florida

February is Black History Month. We speak to the Executive Director of the Black Archives, and a Miami-Dade College profeessor who met Dr. King when she was a child growing up in Georgia.

My TV 33–02/11/2013


Overtown Music Project Hopes To Revive Its Rich Past

When Phillip Wright Sr. reminisces about his start in the music businesses, he glows his smile widening and his mood becomes excited.