Long known as the Black Beverly Hills, Los Angeles’s View Park park neighborhood is a symbol of African American success. A recent effort to put the neighborhood on the National Register of Historic Places has blown up into a contentious fight, with some residents seeing the designation as a ploy to lure white buyers.
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