The Daily Populous

Sunday October 3rd, 2021 day edition

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Known as Bruce's Beach, the resort had offered Black families a place to enjoy the California life and was a labor of love for owners Charles and Willa Bruce .

On Thursday, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that will enable the county to return the beachfront property to their descendants.

The two lots are worth approximately $75 million in total, officials confirmed to CNN earlier this year .

The houses directly next to the property have hefty price tags of around $7 million each.

"This is what reparations look like," said Bradford, insisting that the county is not giving anything to the Bruce family, yet simply returning their stolen property.

It was one of the few beaches where Black residents could go because so many other local beaches did not permit Black beachgoers.

White supremacists and Klan members posted "no trespassing' signs" and slashed tires so Black families would avoid the area. »

Sinema Opposes Drug Bills After Receiving $750K in Donations From Big Pharma

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Sinema told White House officials that she opposes House and Senate bills that would allow Medicare to negotiate drug costs, sources told Politico this week.

During her successful 2018 Senate campaign, Sinema repeatedly vowed to lower prescription drug prices and drug costs for seniors.

Sinema and several House Democrats who oppose the drug pricing plan have received major financial support from the industry. »

Arizona Democrats threaten “no confidence” vote against Sinema as she blocks tax hikes

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Asked if Sinema wanted to comment on the resolution, a spokesperson told Forbes' Andrew Solender, "We do not.".

Many Arizona activists who helped elect Sinema in 2018 feel let down by the senator, who has thrown up repeated roadblocks to her party's agenda.

"The Arizonans who did the work to elect Sinema have had enough of her betraying the voters who put her in office," Newkirk told The Daily Beast, which first reported the vote. »