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L.A. Council Votes to Rename South Central

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L.A. Council Votes to Rename South Central

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L.A. Council Votes to Rename South Central

L.A. Council Votes to Rename South Central

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The Los Angeles City Council votes to change the name of the neighborhood known as South Central to South Los Angeles. Residents say they want a new identity for the area, one that erases its image as a place of riots, poverty and gang violence. NPR's Rachael Myrow reports.