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Monday, December 2, 2013

Ft. Lauderdale Street Name Stirs Emotional Debate

About $15 million of city, county and federal funds have been invested in a massive revitalization of the Sistrunk corridor. (FortLauderdale.gov)

About $15 million of city, county and federal funds have been invested in a massive revitalization of the Sistrunk corridor. (FortLauderdale.gov)

For years now, a boulevard running through the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s historically black business district has been at the center of a contentious debate between two communities.

The disagreement is raising questions about what it takes for a neighborhood to overcome a troubled past. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Christine DiMattei of WLRN has our story.

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