Every neighborhood has its local heroes, and in Broward County, the historically black districts of

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Every neighborhood has its local heroes, and in Broward County, the historically black districts of South Broward are no exception.

There’s Joseph A. Ely, school principal of the all-black Crispus Attucks High School in Liberia, which became Attucks Middle School in Hollywood. There’s Isadore Mizell, who built Broward’s first school for African-American children, the Dania School for Coloreds. And there’s ’70s soul-singing group Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose (‘Too Late to Turn Back Now’), who grew up in Danie, now Dania Beach.


Publisher: sun-sentinel.com
Date: AAC9C18F70AC386BC4DCF4DDF9BF1786
Author: Phillip Valys
Twitter: @SunSentinel
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