Chokwe Lumumba wins City Council Seat, Jackson Miss

chokwe_lumumbaChokwe Lumumba, a long time leader among Black nationalist revolutionaries, has won a city council seat in Jackson, Mississippi, where he has lived for the last twenty years. Lumumba, leader of the New Afrikan Peoples Organization (NAPO) and its successor Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, won the election with over 60% of the vote in a runoff following an election in which Lumumba trounced a large number of competitors but failed to make the 50% cut.

Here is coverage from the Jackson Free Press.

Here is a biography of Chokwe Lumumba. Here is another.

Here is Chokwe's platform for the election campaign.

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