Harriet Tubman Highway sign unveiled, marking replacements around South Florida
Harriet Tubman (National Park Service)

MIAMI — Harriet Tubman Highway finally saw the light of day in South Florida on Saturday after years of local voices calling for the removal of the name Dixie Highway, one of the state’s most well-known roads. At the renaming ceremony near Vizcaya Metrorail Station, Florida members of Congress and local commissioners and council members spoke about the weight that comes with the change of a name. “Some have said, ‘Get over it.’ If there was a Fidel Castro Highway in Miami-Dade, would we say ‘Get over it’?” Former Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis Moss said at the ceremony. “It would not ju...