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South Florida motorcyclists come together Saturday to ride for social justice

Motorcycle ride for justice held in South Florida
Motorcycle ride for justice held in South Florida

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Dozens of motorcyclists from across South Florida gathered in Miami Gardens Saturday morning for what’s being called a ride for racial justice.

It’s part of a statewide tour organized by the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, the same group behind the successful push to restore felons’ voting rights here Florida.

Organizers are expecting close to 200 motorcyclists from more than 20 different clubs to take part in Saturday's event.

Riders began gathering near the Walmart on Northwest 199th Street, near Hard Rock Stadium before leaving at 11 a.m.

Similar rides have already taken place in Orlando and Pensacola, with at least two others scheduled for Ocala and Tampa next month. 

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Trent Kelly is an award-winning multimedia journalist who joined the Local 10 News team in June 2018. Trent is no stranger to Florida. Born in Tampa, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he graduated with honors from the UF College of Journalism and Communications.