Tampa City Council Chairman Charlie Miranda
His father came to Tampa, Fla., from Cuba in 1911 at age 11 -- alone. Charlie Miranda grew up in the immigrant-filled Ybor City neighborhood and is serving his sixth term on the Tampa City Council. The native son and local politician joins Kojo to talk about how Tampa has changed, what challenges it's facing today and what it means to host the Republican National Convention.
Video: Interview With Charlie Miranda
Tampa City Council chairman Charlie Miranda talks about governing the city and his background, including baseball games between American and Cuban players.