Nipsey Hussle

(CNN) Hours after Nipsey Hussle was gunned down in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff announced that he had been scheduled to meet with the rapper.

Read more: Nipsey Hussle was more of a movement than a musician

Nipsey Hussle wasn't just a rapper. He was a man with ambitions to reinvest in his community and shift a culture of black capitalism in South LA. His death at 33 is a cruel reminder that the streets are always watching. (Jimmy Fontaine)

A banner of Nipsey Hussle is stretched across an exterior of the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall. It has been there for most of the year and is easy to spot if you’re cruising down the uneven stretch of road that funnels Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard through Crenshaw Boulevard.

Read more: Nipsey Hussle’s dreams were bigger than hip-hop

Moko Somokow designer Alan Vaughan is intense as Sun rises over the Sinnerman in the bands†Palace of the Peacock at Victoria Square, Woodbrook on Carnival Tuesday. PHOTO BY SUREASH CHOLAI

Religious symbolism in Carnival

Three people – a Canboulay activist and poet, a mas artist and small bandleader, and a photographer/author – speak in their own words about what the sacred means for them in Carnival, as told to SHEREEN ALI, who asked them: Do you think religious symbolisms, or expressions of spirituality and the sacred, have a place in Carnival?

Read more: Spirits and mas

Raise awareness of the dangers of racism and “stand up against old and new forms of slavery” was the resounding message of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday during a special event marking the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. 

Read more: ‘Uphold human dignity’, dismantle ‘specious notion of racial superiority’ urges UN chief

TT skier Abigail Vieira

WHEN she was getting her feet wet in the sport of skiing Abigail Vieira would always think about competing at the Winter Olympic Games. Ten years later, the TT teenager is almost guaranteed a spot at both the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics and the 2022 Winter Olympics after her strong performances in alpine skiing recently.

Read more: Teen TT skier on brink of Winter Olympics berth

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley bowls the first ball during the opening of the Diego Martin Sporting Complex in Diego Martin, on Sunday.

Prime Min­is­ter Dr Kei­th Row­ley on Sun­day bashed the for­mer ad­min­is­tra­tion for leav­ing the plans for the Diego Mar­tin Sport­ing Com­plex on the back burn­er dur­ing their time in of­fice.

Read more: PM opens $115m sporting complex in Diego Martin


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