Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan, center, addresses the “State of Black Miami Forum” on Wednesday. To her right is Daniella Pierre, a board member of the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP, and to her left is Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan, center, addresses the “State of Black Miami Forum” on Wednesday. To her right is Daniella Pierre, a board member of the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP, and to her left is Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert. dhanks@miamiherald.com DOUGLAS HANKS
Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara Jordan, center, addresses the “State of Black Miami Forum” on Wednesday. To her right is Daniella Pierre, a board member of the Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP, and to her left is Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert. dhanks@miamiherald.com DOUGLAS HANKS

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