Tag: politics

In Mississippi, America’s most revolutionary mayor

Al Jazeera America, September 19, 2013 JACKSON, Miss. — On July 1, Chokwe Lumumba, an attorney with a long record of black radical activism, took office as mayor of Jackson. His inauguration took place in the gleaming convention center that sprang up four years ago in the state capital’s mostly deserted downtown. A crowd of […]