marlene lopez

Gregory W. Bush is associate professor of history at the University of Miami. He is the author of Lord of Attention: Gerald Stanley Lee and the Crowd Metaphor in Industrializing America. In White Sand Black Beach: Civil Rights, Public Space, and Miami’s Virginia Key (University Press of Florida) Bush recounts Virginia Key’s unique history and the current state of the public waterfront in Miami, from its designation as a beach for African Americans, to its potential as a common ground of hope for a better future.