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  • Lumumba sworn in as Jackson Mayor

    Lumumba says 'One City, One Aim, One Destiny'

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 7:01 PM EST2014-02-26 00:01:34 GMT
    City Councilman Chokwe Lumumba will move into the mayor's office Monday afternoon. A number of events have been held across the city this weekend, leading up to the Monday afternoon inauguration. TheMore >>
    Chokwe Lumumba has been sworn in as Jackson's mayor, in a ceremony at the Jackson Convention Complex. Congressman Benny Thompson presided over the ceremony and the Mississippi Mass Choir provided music.More >>
  • The Real Lumumba: Racism and Jackson

    The Real Lumumba: Racism and Jackson

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 7:00 PM EST2014-02-26 00:00:24 GMT
    After months of campaigning Jackson's newest mayor is on the job. Chokwe Lumumba was born in 1948 as Edwin Finley Taliaferro, but that soon changed. In a one on one in depth discussion, Mayor LumumbaMore >>
    After months of campaigning Jackson's newest mayor is on the job. Chokwe Lumumba was born in 1948 as Edwin Finley Taliaferro, but that soon changed.More >>
  • Questions raised about Mayor Lumumba's health

    Mayor Lumumba's Health

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:54 PM EST2014-02-25 23:54:36 GMT
    Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has been excused from a trial, after he told the court "health reasons" would prevent him from representing his client. This happened last Friday in Oktibbeha county, whereMore >>
    Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has been excused from a trial, after he told the court "health reasons" would prevent him from representing his client. This happened last Friday in Oktibbeha county, where he is representing a man facing murder charges.
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  • Lumumba: The system has changed since the 1970s

    Lumumba: The system has changed since the 1970s

    Thursday, May 23 2013 7:34 PM EDT2013-05-23 23:34:55 GMT
    Chokwe Lumumba covered a wide range of issues in a one-on-one interview Wednesday evening. Lumumba is the winner of the Democratic Primary runoff for mayor of Jackson and he has a strong chance to winMore >>
    Chokwe Lumumba covered a wide range of issues in a one-on-one interview Wednesday. Lumumba is the winner of the Democratic Primary runoff for mayor of Jackson and he has a strong chance to win the June fourth general election.More >>
  • Chokwe Lumumba Wins Democratic Primary

    Chokwe Lumumba Wins Democratic Primary

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:36:00 GMT
    Lumumba Wins Runoff For Jackson Mayor Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT. Controversial Jackson City Council Member Chokwe Lumumba has won theMore >>
    Lumumba Wins Runoff For Jackson Mayor Good evening this is Maggie Wade with some of the stories you'll see tonight at 10 on WLBT. Controversial Jackson City Council Member Chokwe Lumumba has won theMore >>
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