Can Sports Save a City? The 1989 Miami Riots

By Seth Weitz On January 16, 1989, Miami police officer William Lozano shot Black motorcyclist Clement Lloyd, killing both Lloyd and his passenger, Allen Blanchard.  The shooting sparked several days of riots and brought to an end a tumultuous, but transformative, decade in Miami‚Äôs relatively short history. Dubbed the 1989 Miami Riots, they marked the […]

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