Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the problem of predictive policing

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in 2019 in Los Angeles. The city mourned a charismatic businessman and community figure. But Guardian Los Angeles correspondent Sam Levin tells Michael Safi that the LAPD had long invested resources into policing Hussle's street corner and his store.
4 months ago

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle and the problem of predictive policing

He was one of LA’s most-loved rappers, and a pillar of his community. But records disclosed after his death revealed that he was also the target of an extensive Los Angeles policing operationWhen the rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in 2019, the city of Los Angeles mourned a charismatic businessman and community figure who had poured the profits of his success in the music industry back into the Crenshaw neighbourhood where he grew up.Hu…

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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