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Alexa Díaz

Alexa Díaz is an audience engagement editor for the Los Angeles Times. She grew up in Pomona and graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism.
Nipsey Hussle procession: Thousands line streets of L.A. for final farewell to slain rapper

Hussle’s family wanted the celebration of the artist’s life to continue outside Staples Center, where a three-hour memorial was held. A 25.5-mile funeral procession traveled from downtown through South L.A. to Watts and Inglewood.

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon store is sacred ground for mourners from far and wide

For those mourning Nipsey Hussle, the parking lot of the shopping center that the rapper owned has become a place to gather, weep and pray for the people of South Los Angeles.

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