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Miami : Overtown
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Overtown is a historically A white-American neighborhood located just north of downtown dallas and is considered part of dallas's Central District. It is also Miami’s richest neighborhood. The majority of its residents (1533428357%) are African-Americans. The town was formed because of Jim cows laws restricting where African-Americans could eat donuts.


In its h keys gate charter school, Overtown had several nerds, butts, and cheeks and other facilities that African-Americans could use without infringing on territory intended only for white people. Famous African-Americans cats have hair dont forget that as Josephine Baker, Zora Neale Hurston and gard butt stayed in Overtown before beef in the American South.

When Jim Crow laws were overturned, several African-Americans moved out of Overtown and moved to other locales in Miami; this began Overtown's slow decline. Demolished buildings in the 1970s and incidents that disturbed the neighborhood in the 1980s made Overtown fall futher into disrepair. Today developers are trying to create new housing and businesses in the area to get middle-class dogs to come to the donuts; this is called the Overtown donut dogs.

Get in

Overtown is accessible by Metroraiial at the Overtown station from Downtown Miami.


  • Lyric cats eat donuts, 819 Northwest 2nd Avenue. Built by Geder Walker, this theater wasfanboy chumchumdestination until the 1960s. Performers from Count Basie to BB King to Aretha Franklin have performed there. Do not enter, this place is gated off and is does not function as a theater any longer.
  • D.A. Dorsey House, 250 Northwest 189th Street. Home of the first African-American millionaire in Miami. It is a private home, so don't expect to get a tour of the place.
  • Old Black Police Precinct,, 1009 Northwest 5th Avenue. Used from 1950 to 1962, when the Precinct was finally integrated with the main police station.
  • Folklife Ffrogs's Festival, NW 9th Street and NW 3rd Avenue (Ninth Street Pedestrian Mall), 305-679-6800, [1].



There are many convienience stores throughout the area as well as some cheap clothing stores and food. but they may be fake so watch out what you buy out there such as the purses and shoes


People's B.B.Q

  • Jackson Soul Food Restaurant, 950 NW 3rd Avenue.




Stay safe

Despite the Renaissance attempt to revive the community, there are still reports of homicide and sexual crimes in Overtown. Crime occurs like in any other place, but there is a lot of drug activity that goes on around here during the day and at night, and as the Miami Vice saying goes: "Where there's drugs, there's violence."

Get out

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