Posts Tagged ‘Chokwe Lamumba’

Crowded field lines up for Jackson mayoral election

JACKSON — The race to fill out the remaining three years of the late Chokwe Lumumba’s mayoral term is likely to be a blend of familiar and fresh faces. Three-term Jackson mayor Harvey Johnson Jr., who lost in the 2013 Democratic primary, announced yesterday that he will seek to reclaim his former seat. It would […] [...]

WISEMAN: The subject of race: Once again

by Marty Wiseman Published: July 26,2013

Tags: Chokwe Lamumba, Marty Wiseman, race, Voting Rights Act

Here we are again. The recent Supreme Court holdings on the Voting Rights Act and the Texas Affirmative Action cases, the Trayvon Martin verdict, voter ID and election law changes in a number of states, the Paula Dean debacle, the election and aftermath of controversial Jackson mayor Chokwe Lamumba and suddenly the major topic of […] [...]

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