10 MLK Drives That Are Anything But "The Dream"

Los Angeles

Recent Crime: Hit and Run

Martin Luther King Boulevard in Los Angeles runs directly through the Crenshaw District, crossing over at a street (Crenshaw Blvd.) that’s name-dropped by rappers including (but not limited to) Eazy-E, 2Pac, and Dre. How many of those songs mention that unidentified teens are sometimes struck and killed in the middle of the road when rogue drivers barrel through traffic stops uninhibited? We've seen shootings, stabbings, and robberies, and now this? We must do better.

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