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peaster68
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Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died

Wow... In office less than a year
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OTIS2
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Layabout
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Much weeping and wailing and gnashing of teeth in Jackson.

NOT!


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Mo Jeaux
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
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OTIS2


The guy was something else. I'll say that.


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shutterspeed
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Nice link.


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SabiDojo
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Link?


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Tear It Up
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died


(I bet they will name a street after him)


deltaland
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
That guy was a real POS. Good riddance.


Sentrius
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Link?


iluvdatiger
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
I think his cancer had returned and he kept it on the DL so he could get elected mayor. This is just my opinion.

Lamumba dead
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SabiDojo
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Lots of classy posts in this thread.


peaster68
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
16WAPT has confirmed Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died. The Hinds County coroener just confirmed this. — 16 WAPT News (@16WAPTNews)



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GEAUXmedic
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
eta: word is heart attack

LINK

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died.

We don't have many details, but Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart has confirmed his death.

Lumumba won the Mayor's office in June 4, 2013, pulling 86% of the vote and defeating independent candidates Francis P. Smith, Jr. , Richard C. Williams and Cornelius Griggs.

Mayor Lumumba was born August 2, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan. He is the second of eight children born to Lucien and Priscilla Francis Taliaferro.

Mayor Lumumba earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

He later finished first in his law school freshman class before graduating cum laude from Wayne State University Law School.

Mayor Lumumba is a nationally renowned attorney who is licensed in Mississippi, Michigan and U.S. Federal Courts. He has represented clients in over 16 jurisdictions, including Canada and the Choctaw Court.

Mayor Lumumba has won settlements and/or judgments for victims of medical malpractice, employment discrimination, sexual harassment and police misconduct. He has worked in high profile cases such as the representation of the late Tupac Shakur.

In 2011, he helped win the release of the Scott Sisters who had served 16 years of double life prison sentences for an $11.00 (eleven-dollar) robbery which they did not commit. He also successfully represented Lance Parker who was falsely accused of assault during the 1992 Los Angeles uprising which followed the brutal beating of Rodney King.

Prior to his election as Mayor, Mr. Lumumba served as Jackson City Councilman for Ward 2.
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c on z
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
RIP.


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lordguill
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
RIP


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OTIS2
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
So your a fan of the good mayor?


Sentrius
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Hate to see an innocent person die but the dude was a socialist piece of shite. Jackson's better off without him.


shutterspeed
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
Enter conspiracy theory.


GEAUXmedic
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@HalDockins 2m

Chokwe Lumumba, progressive, beloved Mayor of Jackson, MS, my friend, has died in office of a heart attack.


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Kafka
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re: Jackson, MS Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died
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the 1992 Los Angeles uprising which followed the brutal beating of Rodney King
Nice


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