In recognition of Black Music Month and Juneteenth, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host The Intersection of Hip-Hop and Social Justice, A Community Dialogue Honoring the Legacy of
Nipsey Hussle. This discussion will serve as an in-depth exploration of Hip Hop culture’s historical legacy and ongoing contemporary role as a powerful catalyst for social change empowering marginalized Black communities. This panel discussion/community dialogue will be facilitated by Amber A. Harris of Just An Inch Entertainment. Ermias Joseph Asghedom (August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019), known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper, entrepreneur, and community activist from Los Angeles, California.