Manhattan Beach Took Beachfront Land from a Black Family. L.A. County Has Voted to Give it Back
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Manhattan Beach Took Beachfront Land from a Black Family. L.A. County Has Voted to Give it Back 
By Ian Spiegelman | Los Angeles Magazine
April 23, 2021

UPDATE: APRIL 23, 2021 – The descendants of Charles and Willa Bruce have moved closer to reclaiming the land that was taken from their family nearly a century ago. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to start a process of transferring the Manhattan Beach plots, seized from the family in 1924, back to the Bruces’ heirs.

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