Chokwe Lumumba: Remembering "America's Most Revolutionary Mayor" (Part 1/2)

http://www.democracynow.org – In Mississippi, the city of Jackson is grieving today following the sudden death of Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, less than a year after he was elected. He suffered from … Read More

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Remembering Chokwe Lumumba — Jackson Mayor and Global Freedom Fighter

Lumumba worked within the confines of the judicial and legislative branches of government to achieve self determination for the masses. First, as a civil rights trial lawyer, both in Jackson and in his hometown of Detroit, MI, then as a city councilman representing Ward 2 before taking the helm as mayor of the city of Jackson in June 2013.