They haven’t appeared together since the Academy Awards that brought them the Best Picture Oscar. So it seemed only fitting that “Moonlight” filmmaker Barry Jenkins and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney return home to Liberty City to celebrate and encourage others to pursue their potential.
The developer picked to rebuild Miami-Dade’s oldest public housing project paid thousands to Liberty Square residents and activists to garner support but did nothing illegal, according to an inspector general’s investigation.
Miami police say a man in his 20s took gunshots to the chest in Liberty City Wednesday night in the 1300 block of Northwest 63rd Terrace. Social media identified him as Andrew Griffin, a father of three.
Willie Pearl Porter, the oldest-living recipient of Social Security in Liberty City was the first African-American instructor in the School of Nursing at Mount Sinai Hospital. She also taught at Miami Jackson and Miami Senior high schools.
A fired Miami Edison High School physical education teacher and football coach faced a judge on Tuesday over charges of having a sexual relationship with a teenager. The judge asked his wife whether she wants help getting a divorce.
The sudden, inexplicable death of 11-year-old Kaleb Harris Wednesday after warmups in a Metro-Dade Track Club practice left heavy hearts among track club members on Thursday. The cause of death has not been reported.
An 11-year-old boy collapsed Wednesday as he warmed up for track practice at Miami Northwestern Senior High School, according to Miami Fire Rescue. He later died, Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho confirmed on Twitter.
The Miami-made film ‘Moonlight’ won Best Picture — but only after a snafu by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway that left local fans and Hollywood reeling. The Hollywood duo had wrongly named ‘La La Land’ as the best picture, a mistake by PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
The crowd watching the Oscars at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center reacted with disappointment, then confusion, then elation as “Moonlight” was named Best Picture Winner after a huge Academy Awards mix-up.