Earl Wells was a Miami-Dade Schools counselor, assistant principal, principal and one of the first black area superintendents in a career that stretched from the 1950s to his first retirement in the late 1970s. He then opened Afro-In Books and Things in Liberty City with his wife and ran that for an additional 15 years.
Earl Wells was a Miami-Dade Schools counselor, assistant principal, principal and one of the first black area superintendents in a career that stretched from the 1950s to his first retirement in the late 1970s. He then opened Afro-In Books and Things in Liberty City with his wife and ran that for an additional 15 years. Courtesy Clarence Jones Jr.
Earl Wells was a Miami-Dade Schools counselor, assistant principal, principal and one of the first black area superintendents in a career that stretched from the 1950s to his first retirement in the late 1970s. He then opened Afro-In Books and Things in Liberty City with his wife and ran that for an additional 15 years. Courtesy Clarence Jones Jr.

Earl Wells, founder of Miami’s first black bookstore, dies at 91

January 03, 2017 05:24 PM

UPDATED January 03, 2017 07:11 PM

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