Black, Mexican Families to Address Reparations for Palm Springs Evictions


Supporters of hundreds of Black and Mexican families who were forcibly evicted from the Palm Springs Section 14 neighborhood in the 1950s and 1960s will speak about their case for reparations later this month in Palm Springs.

The open community meeting will be held from 2-5 p.m. on April 16 in the United Methodist Church of Palm Springs at 1555 East Alejo Road, according to publicist Wyllisa Bennett.

Attendees will include Areva Martin, an attorney for the Section 14 survivors and descendants; economist and Cal State LA dean Julianne Malveaux; Cal State Chico assistant professor of African American Studies Robert Jiles; and Cheryl Grills, LMU professor, director of the Psychology Applied Research Center and a member of the California Reparations Task Force.



Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! Vigour Times is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Leave a comment