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|CA: "Racist" trees b/w black hood & golf course chopped down
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|Author:||USN_Hokie [ Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:05 pm ]|
|Post subject:||CA: "Racist" trees b/w black hood & golf course chopped down|
This is the same level of witch-doctor buffoonery you see in countries where they kill bald people to look for gold in their heads.
At an informal meeting with neighborhood residents Sunday, Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon, council member J.R. Roberts and other city officials promised residents they would remove the tamarisk trees and a chain link fence along the Crossley Tract property lines as soon as possible.
Many longtime residents of the neighborhood previously told the (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun they believed the trees were planted for racist reasons in the 1960s, and remained a lasting remnant of the history of segregation in the city. Residents said the invasive tamarisks, which block views of the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course and San Jacinto mountains, have artificially depressed property values and prevented black families from accumulating wealth in their property over the past half century.
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