Government officials in Palm Springs, California, announced this week that they will remove what some consider to be “racist” trees from the city-owned Tahquitz Creek Golf Course.
What’s the history?
The trees, which line a golf course and were planted in the early 1960s, are said to have been designed to segregate the golf course from a historically black neighborhood.
The tree removal project, which will cost $169,000, is a much-needed project according to some Palm Springs residents who say that the trees are a painful reminder of past misdeeds against minorities.
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