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Perry Harvey Park opens in Tampa

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In virtually perfect weather conditions for Florida in early April – low 70’s, cloudy, with little humidity, the city of Tampa had a bigtime celebration on Sunday afternoon for the official unveiling of Perry Harvey Sr. Park. Perry Harvey Sr. was the leader of the local longshoremen’s union for over 30 years, and worked to win higher wages for dockworkers. He also helped develop apartments to provide better living options for African-Americans in Tampa. The impressive park is filled with…

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