The Black Precinct Courthouse and Museum
480 NW 11th St. • Miami, FL 33101 • 305-329-2513
Museum Hours : 10AM – 4PM Tuesday – Saturday
A Conversation With Miami’s First Black Police Chief
Clarence Dickson was the first black graduate of the City of Miami's police academy and he rose to become Miami’s first black police chief in 1985. See the full story...
Museum honors first black police officers
MIAMI (WSVN) -- As part of Black History Month, the City of Miami Black Police Precinct honored some officers who made history. On Thursday, the museum recognized the first five African-American police officers who patrolled the streets of Miami back in 1944. The...
Miami’s first Black cops remember “joy and pain”
Pinder leads colleagues in exposing youth to a proud legacy Miami’s getaway resorts and pristine beaches may be one of the top choices for tourists today, but in years past, segregation kept both Black visitors and Black Miamians locked out. In fact, racial...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., and sometimes referred to as MLK Day) is an American federal holiday marking the […]Find out more »
Rosa Park’s Birthday
Photograph of Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King jr. (ca. 1955) Mrs. Rosa Parks altered the negro progress in Montgomery, Alabama, 1955, by the bus boycott she began. National […]Find out more »
Frederick Douglass Birthday
The exact date of his birth is unknown, and he later chose to celebrate his birthday on February 14. In his first autobiography, Douglass stated: "I have no accurate knowledge […]Find out more »
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