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California City Plans To Remove Row Of ‘Invasive’ Trees Due To Their ‘Racist History’

Back in the 1960s, a golf course planted a row of trees that fed into the notion of segregation. The large grove of tamarisk trees was planted along the border of a historically black neighborhood and the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, which was used by predominantly white golfers. The trees and a chain-link fence were installed decades ago as an underhanded way to keep the predominantly black neighborhood from encroaching on the golf course. Read the full article here ▶