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South L.A.’s renaissance was decades in the making. The coronavirus could end it in weeks

The economic devastation from the coronavirus is threatening to end a revival of black-owned businesses in South L.A. just as it’s getting started.

Four months into a profitable start, the owners of South LA Cafe sent out an SOS to their nearly 10,000 Instagram followers.

“Help us keep South LA Café open!” Joe and Celia Ward-Wallace posted to the café’s page on Sunday. “Can you commit to sending us $10 or more just for the next three months to keep us on our feet?” Read more…

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