Chokwe Lumumba

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Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson Mayoral Race with 93 Percent of Votes

The son of late mayor Chokwe Lumumba ran on a progressive platform that demanded law enforcement and education reform.

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Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson's Democratic Mayoral Primary

If the activist and lawyer wins the general election in November, he will follow the footsteps of his father, who died less than eight months into his term as mayor of the Mississippi city.

Following Lumumba's Death, Jackson, Miss. Votes Today

Will the new mayor continue Chokwe Lumumba’s progressive legacy?

Chokwe Lumumba, An Intro For Those Who Didn't Know

How the recently deceased Jackson mayor convinced one Southerner that he was the real deal

Remembering Chokwe Lumumba, 1947-2014

The seasoned human rights activist, attorney and mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, passed away last night. He was 66 years old.

Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Wants to Build a 'Solidarity Economy' in Jackson, Miss.

Big news for the Deep South.