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Once known as Colored Town, and now the “Harlem of the South”, Overtown is one of the oldest Black cities in Miami and was the epicenter of Black wealth, entertainment, and culture. Though segregated, the Black residents, entrepreneurs, and professionals built a thriving community. However, with the construction of I-95, this progress was decimated and over 15,000 people were displaced. Systemic neglect and isolation caused dozens of businesses to close and widespread poverty. Hundreds of community members and activists have come together in years since to reclaim the history and valor of this historic community.