Flashback Miami: the 25th anniversary of Miami's Black economic boycott

On July 17, 1990, Miami's Black community, led by attorney H.T. Smith, launched an economic boycott of the local tourism industry after Cuban-American elected officials snubbed South Africa's leader Nelson Mandela. The boycott was called the "quie
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On July 17, 1990, Miami's Black community, led by attorney H.T. Smith, launched an economic boycott of the local tourism industry after Cuban-American elected officials snubbed South Africa's leader Nelson Mandela. The boycott was called the "quie

Historic Boycott Miami forced long-overdue changes, proved the power of the black community

July 16, 2015 04:29 AM