BRUCE's BEACH To Be Returned To Black Family After Stolen By Los Angeles County 100 Years Ago ESTIMATED VALUE TODAY $75 MILLION September 30, 2021 20:00

A young and ambitious married couple, Willa and Charles Bruce, purchased some of the land that makes up Bruce’s Beach in 1912. They added three lots to the original land and soon set to work, establishing a resort that was open to all African Americans. Segregation restricted most beach access for Blacks in the city. Bruce's Beach gave Blacks the chance to experience the area’s coastal beauty.

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