A viral petition to rename the intersection of Slauson and Crenshaw in Nipsey Hussle‘s honor results in city change. Councilman Marqueece Harris-Dawson announced plans to submit a motion, renaming the infamous intersection “Nipsey Hussle Square”.
Nipsey Hussle, shot and killed on March 31 visiting his Marathon store leave a commendable legacy. The death shocked the world, shedding light on not only the work Nipsey Hussle completed while alive yet the changes he made leading to long-term community growth.
The petition launched on Change.org pushed for Councilman Harris-Dawson to rename the intersection Nipsey Hussle Way. Receiving almost 500,000 signatures, Councilman Harris-Dawson moved to make the goal a reality. \
Instead of renaming the streets in his honor, the councilman found it appropriate to present Nipsey Hussle Square.
Sharing a post on Twitter originally uploaded by The Shade Room on Instagram, Councilman Harris-Dawson announces his pride in honoring Nipsey Hussle by dedicating Crenshaw and Slauson as “Nipsey Hussle Square.”
— Marqueece (@mhdcd8) April 9, 2019