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399779 05: The board of directors for the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza (L-R) Velton Showell, George Taule, Flavio Andrade, Jesse Stewart Jr., Elaine Robinson and Gaston Smith stand on a blacony at the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza January 17, 2002 in Miami Beach, FL. The Plaza is the first black-owned, full-service beach resort in the nation, opening for business next month and hosting the NAACP conference in 2003.