- Advertisement -
Home Breaking News Nipsey Hussle Was A Founding Creator Of Destination Crenshaw, It Breaks Ground...

Nipsey Hussle Was A Founding Creator Of Destination Crenshaw, It Breaks Ground February 29

- Advertisement -

Rendering: Perkins+Will

Destination Crenshaw is the 1.3 mile “open air museum” that will feature permanent and rotating art exhibitions on Crenshaw Boulevard, along the light rail line that is currently under construction. Destination Crenshaw will be an enduring celebration of the of the Black community in South Los Angeles and Nipsey Hussle had long been part of its planning. The project will break ground on February 29, a fitting end to Black History Month.

According to Harris Dawson, who has been spearheading Destination Crenshaw, “Nipsey Hussle was in the earliest conversations about Destination Crenshaw. In fact, the very logo for the project that you see on all the materials and even the name of the logo was actually done by his team of graphic artists that work with the Marathon Store and they did that as a gift to Destination Crenshaw. He was one of the people to assert that Crenshaw ought to be a destination unto itself given the cultural dynamism and creativity that came out of that community.” Destination Crenshaw mattered to Nipsey Hussle, that is evident.

It mattered because there has always been a fight to erase Black people and culture. Destination Crenshaw will concretize and memorialize the people, faces and contributions of Black Los Angelenos. Destination Crenshaw is not only an attempt to bolster Black businesses but indeed, Black life in the area. On February 29 community leaders will gather at Vernon and Crenshaw to break ground on Destination Crenshaw. You can RSVP by clicking here. The program will begin at 2 PM local time on that day.

- Advertisement -
D'Juan Hopewell
I care about Black Power. Period. Currently working on creating jobs and funding new startups on the South Side of Chicago and writing here and there at HopewellThought.com. Follow me @HopewellThought.
- Advertisement -

Stay Connected

341,269FansLike
732,979FollowersFollow
220,589FollowersFollow
2,458FollowersFollow
2,988SubscribersSubscribe

Must Read

Learn to Flip Pallets and Earn Extra Income With These Courses

If you’re interested in starting a business or earning another source of income, Flipping Pallets might be your next best move.
- Advertisement -

Invest in One of Black America’s Most Promising Family Businesses

Supreme Foods is an Atlanta-based fast-food restaurant, raising capital to fund the expansion of its franchising operation.

Upgrade Your Summer Wardrobe With Duce Valor

If you have a strong sense of style and shop (or wish you could shop) designer brands then you need to get into Duce Valor.

Invest in the Future of Black Business With Benson Watch Company’s Campaign

The celebrated luxury watch brand is raising money in exchange for company equity.

Related News

Learn to Flip Pallets and Earn Extra Income With These Courses

If you’re interested in starting a business or earning another source of income, Flipping Pallets might be your next best move.

Invest in One of Black America’s Most Promising Family Businesses

Supreme Foods is an Atlanta-based fast-food restaurant, raising capital to fund the expansion of its franchising operation.

Upgrade Your Summer Wardrobe With Duce Valor

If you have a strong sense of style and shop (or wish you could shop) designer brands then you need to get into Duce Valor.

Invest in the Future of Black Business With Benson Watch Company’s Campaign

The celebrated luxury watch brand is raising money in exchange for company equity.

We Buy Black Fridays — 4/23/21

A weekly roundup of discounts, deals, and promotions from Black-owned businesses.
- Advertisement -

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here