Lumumba gets high-profile endorsements - - Jackson, MS

Lumumba gets high-profile endorsements

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Mayor hopeful Chokwe Antar Lumumba picked up some high-profile endorsements.     Hinds County Supervisor Kenneth Stokes and his wife, Jackson Councilwoman Larita Cooper Stokes officially pledged their support for the Jackson attorney.      

Dozens of supporters gathered along side them for the announcement.

The son of the late mayor hopes their endorsement will show voters he is the right person to continue his father's vision for the capital city.

The crowd of supporters also included Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith, attorneys Dennis Sweet, Issac Byrd, and John Reeves, along with State Representative Jim Evans.

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