Broward County is now home to the Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, the first in Florida named for African Americans. Both of them were civil rights activists who made history there.
John U. Lloyd State Park, a popular recreational site in Dania Beach nestled between the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, was officially renamed July 1 by the State Legislature to honor Fort Lauderdale residents Dr. Mizell, a physician, and Johnson, a business owner. They each served as head of the local NAACP as the country moved through