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Myrlie Evers Williams endorses John Horhn for Jackson Mayor

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A candidate for the upcoming special election to select Jackson's next mayor has received the support of a well-known civil rights activist.

Myrlie Evers Williams, widow of slain civil rights icon Medgar Evers, is endorsing state senator John Horhn. She says Horhn is "a man of character" and "a man who does what he believes in".

The six-term state lawmaker is one of 13 people running for the capital city's top spot. the special election is April 8th.

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