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August 24, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The years have not been kind to the desert town of Sun Village, the original black settlement in the Antelope Valley that emerged in the 1940s when blacks weren't allowed to buy property in some mostly white neighborhoods of the region. Never populated by more than a few thousand people, Sun Village is even smaller now. Over the past two decades, the 15-square-mile area has declined as younger blacks have moved away to seek opportunity elsewhere and businesses have disappeared.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 24, 1992 | JOHN CHANDLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The years have not been kind to the desert town of Sun Village, the original black settlement in the Antelope Valley that emerged in the 1940s when blacks weren't allowed to buy property in some mostly white neighborhoods of the region. Never populated by more than a few thousand people, Sun Village is even smaller now. Over the past two decades, the 15-square-mile area has declined as younger blacks have moved away to seek opportunity elsewhere and businesses have disappeared.
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