Read the Letter President Barack Obama Wrote About Nipsey Hussle
“…Nipsey saw potential. He saw hope.”
President Barack Obama wrote a letter to Nipsey Hussle’s family.
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Karen Civil read the letter at the memorial at Staples Center. In the letter, Obama says that he never met Nipsey but he admired the work he was doing in his Crenshaw community.
.@KarenCivil reads a letter sent by @BarackObama to honor Nipsey Hussle. #CelebrationOfNipseyHussle #RIP 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/nOwOdz3y0a
— ESSENCE (@Essence) April 11, 2019
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Here is a copy of the letter.
Lauren London, Nipsey’s girlfriend, included a loving text message she once sent him on the program:
“You’ve been my turn up and my church.” – Lauren London to Nipsey via text in January. She included in the program for his memorial.
— Britni Danielle (@BritniDWrites) April 11, 2019
Watch Nipsey Hussle’s memorial here.