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Facing South Report: Remembering Lumumba, America’s ‘revolutionary’ mayor

March 3, 2014


By Chris Kromm Facing South Writer He was known as “America’s most revolutionary mayor.” Chokwe Lumumba, who died this week at the age of 66, was elected to lead the city of Jackson, Miss. in 2013 with 86 percent of the vote. And in his eight-month tenure, Lumumba earned a reputation for being both practical […]

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