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The Marathon Continues: T.I., Charlamagne tha God Visit Capitol Hill to Discuss Nipsey Hussle-Backed Plan to Put Money Into Black Communities
Shortly before he was gunned down in front of the clothing store he owned in South Los Angeles in March, rapper, activist and entrepreneur Nipsey Hussle had plans to meet with lawmakers to discuss an idea he had to help funnel investment dollars in his native South L.A. as well as other distressed black communities around the nation.
On Wednesday, T.I. and Charlamagne tha God took up where their friend Hussle (born Ermias Joseph Asghedom) left off, meeting with members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Capitol Hill to discuss ways to spur investment in struggling urban and rural areas, Roll Call reports.