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Blacks face stiff competition in North Miami elections

Former mayor faces two Haitian candidates in upcoming election

The Black vote in North Miami’s mayoral race will be tested next month when a formidable candidate will pose a major challenge to other candidates from the city’s large Haitian population. With scandals rocking city hall, many believe the political climate is ripe for former mayor Kevin Burns to win the special election and become mayor of North Miami for a third time.