California Governor Gavin Newsom has returned a beach property, that was taken from a black family in 1924, to the descendants of the family. "The Bruce family was stripped of their property in 1924 because of hatred and racism,
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A century ago, a thriving Black community in Manhattan Beach was pushed out, including the popular Bruce’s Resort. The newly signed Senate Bill 796 authorizes L.A. County to return the land to the Bruce family.
Nearly a century ago, white leaders of a Southern California city robbed a Black family of their prime beachfront land and legacy. Descendants of Willa and Charles Bruce — including the couple’s great-great grandson — returned to the scene of the crime in Manhattan Beach on Thursday to watch Gov.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Thursday signed a bill that will pave the way to return a stretch of beachfront property in Manhattan Beach that was wrongly seized from a Black family more than 90 years ago.
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