Section 14

Black and Latino residents burned out of Palm Springs seek city reparations

B. Francis Clark

The city burned down a community for commercial development. Today, residents in Palm Springs, California make their case for reparations. Now. |

From Sonya Singh via The Guardian /

Six decades ago, hundreds of people in Palm Springs, California, came home to ashes. Their houses had burned, sometimes with their belongings inside – no time to evacuate or no place to go. It wasn’t the work of California’s notorious wildfires, but of the city itself, which razed the Black and Latino community known as Section 14 to make way for commercial development. | Read the FULL ARTICLE.

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