What’s in a street name? How proposals to rename Crenshaw Boulevard divide the community.

“We identify Crenshaw as the main artery of Black culture here in Los Angeles,” says Shaka Satori, longtime Leimert Park resident and community activist. Photo: Mike Schitt

What’s in a street name? How a proposal to rename Crenshaw Boulevard divided the community.
By Mike Schitt | Greater L.A. radio show, KCRW
June 3, 2021

Crenshaw Blvd. rolls down 23 miles from the mansions of Hancock Park to the cliffs of Palos Verdes. On the way, it crosses freeways and streets with names dear to the Black community, says Leimert Park resident Shaka Satori.

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