- Category: News & Analysis
- Created on Saturday, 30 May 2009 13:54
- Written by Mike Ely
Chokwe 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.