Women tell the story of Black Coconut Grove

May 10, 2022

Miami Times

From “Black Grove” to “West Grove,” Coconut Grove has seen many controversial changes over the years. Now, some longtime residents have again united to preserve the area’s unique history.

In collaboration with local Grove matriarchs, Vizcaya Museum & Gardens recently created “The Rich and Forgotten History of Black Coconut Grove,” a podcast that explores the origins, history and triumphs of the area’s Black community. The podcast is a three-episode series that features women who lived in the community before and after segregation.

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