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The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove is a 3-episode podcast by legacy residents of Coconut Grove, a small community in Miami, FL, with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Through history, stories of triumph and perseverance and hopes for the future, as told by legacy residents, we’ll learn how heritage is powerful and empowers us.

The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove is a 3-episode podcast by legacy residents of Coconut Grove, a small community in Miami, FL, with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Through history, stories of triumph and perseverance and hopes for the future, as told by legacy residents, we’ll learn how heritage is powerful and empowers us.

    Episode 3 - Hope for the Future

    Episode 3 - Hope for the Future

    Loss of community through racism - but there is progress.

    • 19 min
    Episode 2 - Education and success

    Episode 2 - Education and success

    "Mama always said that she wanted her children to get an education. She wanted us to be able to go to school and get an education, so we wouldn’t have to do what she was doing, cleaning up other folks’ houses."

    In this episode, we explore how the Black Bahamian immigrants settling in Coconut Grove prioritized education for their children, in the belief that it would set them up for better lives. 

    • 18 min
    Episode 1 - The Beginning

    Episode 1 - The Beginning

    Vizcaya was the winter estate of James Deering, a wealthy, white Chicago-born industrialist, but that’s not Vizcaya’s whole or only story – or even close to it. To tell a more complete and deeper story, Vizcaya went to our neighbors in Coconut Grove, a community that pre-dates the incorporation of the City of Miami and was founded in the late 1800s by Bahamian pioneers. This is the beginning.

    • 23 min
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    The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove is a 3-episode podcast by legacy residents of Coconut Grove, a small community in Miami, FL., with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Through history, stories of triumph and perseverance and hopes for the future, as told by legacy residents, we’ll learn how heritage is powerful and empowers us. 

    • 1 min

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