Videos

Willie Water, Miami's First Black FirefighterCBS4's Hank Tester reports on the story of Willie Water, Miami's first black firefighter.
Photo Essay: Muhammad Ali In MiamiCBS4's Ralph Murciano looks back at Muhammad Ali's connection to South Florida.
The Westside Gazette Publishes 50th Anniversary Edition This WeekCBS4's Jim Berry reports on the the Westside Gazette's historic 50th anniversary edition being published this week.
Black History Month: Teen Shares Messages Of Love In New BookElise Preston reports Ocir Black used this time during the pandemic to continue his family's tradition of writing letters - and turned it into a passion project.
Oprah Opens Up About Profound Impact Sidney Poitier Had On Her LifeEntertainment Tonight's Kevin Frazier went one-on-one with Oprah.
Black History Month: Election Of Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, State Attorney Harold Pryor & Public Defender Gordon WeekesCBS4's Eliott Rodriguez reports how the November 2020 election brought change to Broward County in ways never seen before.
Dr. Marvin Dunn Visits Barry University, Speaks On Racial Justice & 1923 Rosewood MassacreHistorian Dr. Marvin Dunn visited Barry University Friday to speak about the Rosewood Massacre and racial justice awareness.
Black History Spotlight: A Look At The Life Of Blanche Ely, A Black Educator Whose Career Spanned 50 YearsCBS4's Lauren Pastrana shares Ely's incredible story, which was built on providing the best for her students.
Photo Essay: Miami Art Exhibition Inspired By Black Lives Matter MovementCBS4 Photojournalist David Agudelo takes us inside the exhibition showcasing T. Eliott Mansa's work.
History Of Negro Leagues Partly Written At Overtown's Dorsey ParkDorsey Park in Overtown plays an important role in remembering the contributions of baseball players who played in the Negro Leagues.
City Of Miami Honors Black Pioneer Alexander C. Lightbourne At Commission MeetingLightbourne was one of the signers of the charter that incorporated Miami as a city on July 28, 1896.
‘The Black Family: Representation, Identity And Diversity’ Now Open At Stephen P. Clark Center In Downtown MiamiIt's put together by Miami-Dade County's Black Affairs Advisory Board and features portraits of Black families.
Black History Month: Wellness Consultant Helping Women Of Color Find BalanceLauren Pastrana reports Miami-based blogger Nzingah Oniwosan created an app, 365Zing, with the goal of helping people, particularly women of color, become the best-balanced versions of themselves.
Miami-Dade College To Celebrate Black History MonthMiami-Dade College is sharing the contributions made by Black Americans in this country with a number of events this month. Wednesday, Corey Sanders, a member of Out Loud Artistry shared his thoughts.
Exhibit Looks At Fort Lauderdale's Historic Sistrunk NeighborhoodThe exhibit "The Porch Is The Tree Is The Watering Hole" is on view at the African-American Research Library through May.

Black History Month

Black History Spotlight: Willie Waters, Miami's First Black FirefighterIt isn't easy being first. Willie Waters would have told you that, so will his daughter.
HistoryMiami Museum Showcases Rare Images Of Muhammad Ali In New Photo ExhibitNew exhibit at HistoryMiami Museum showcases photos of Muhammad Ali training in Miami Beach for the "Fight of the Century" against Joe Frazier.
Black History Month: The Westside Gazette, A Newspaper Launched To Serve The Black Community, Publishing Its 50th-Anniversary EditionThe Westside Gazette, a newspaper based in Broward County and established to serve an African-American audience, is publishing its 50th-anniversary edition this week.
Black History Month: Teen Creates Book Using Collection Of Letters Written By Black Moms To Their SonsA teen used this time during the pandemic to continue his family's tradition of writing letters and he turned it into a passion project.
Black History Made With Election Of Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony, State Attorney Harold Pryor and Public Defender Gordon WeekesBlack history was made in Broward County last fall as voters elected three African-American men to the top elected offices in law enforcement and criminal justice. 
Rosewood Massacre Story Brought Home To Barry UniversityOn Friday, historian Dr. Marvin Dunn brought the story of the Rosewood Massacre to Barry University, the temporary home for the Arthur Lee McDuffie Center for Racial Justice.
Black History Month: Blanche Ely High School Named For Black Educator Whose Career Spanned 50 YearsBlanche Elizabeth General Ely was born in Reddick, Florida in 1904 and graduated from Florida A&M University.
Black History Month: Historic Virginia Key Beach Offering Free Eco ToursBlack History Month eco tours are now being offered for free on historic Virginia Key Beach. 
‘For Those Gathered in the Wind’: Miami Artist T. Eliott Mansa’s Exhibition Honors Black Lives Lost Throughout American HistoryA Miami artist, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, channeled what he saw and felt into powerful, thought-provoking works.
History Of Negro League Partly Written At Miami's Dorsey ParkDorsey Park in Overtown plays an important role in remembering the contributions of baseball players who played in the Negro Leagues.
City Of Miami Honors Black Pioneer Alexander C. Lightbourne At Commission MeetingLightbourne was one of the signers of the charter that incorporated Miami as a city on July 28, 1896.
‘The Black Family: Representation, Identity And Diversity’ Now Open At Stephen P. Clark Center In Downtown MiamiThere's a new exhibit honoring Black History Month and Black families in Miami-Dade.
Black History Month Spotlight: Local Wellness Influencer Creates App To Help Women Of Color Improve Their HealthWhether she's spicing things up in the kitchen or stretching things out on the yoga mat, Nzingah Oniwosan does it all with passion and purpose.
Miami Dade College Program 'Out Loud Artistry' Celebrates Black History MonthMiami-Dade College is sharing the contributions made by Black Americans in this country with a number of events this month.
Exhibit Looks At Fort Lauderdale's Historic Sistrunk NeighborhoodAs seen through the camera lens, photojournalist David Agudelo shows us an exhibition that looks at Fort Lauderdale’s historic Sistrunk neighborhood.