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Raff, Lumumba Honored This Weekend

The people—it's a current that ran through the career of late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba and continues in the work of Michael Raff.

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Zechariah Brice

Zechariah Brice builds. Zechariah Brice fights. The Latin phrase "construimus, batuimus" (translation: "We build. We fight") is the motto of the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion, otherwise known as the Seabees ...

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Lumumba Holds Money Edge Over Yarber

Chokwe A. Lumumba's fundraising committee remains in the money lead, the latest information from the Jackson city clerk's office shows.

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Yarber: Risk and Reward

Mayoral hopeful Tony Yarber bounces from person to person, hugging matronly women, receiving firm handshakes of support from old men and listening as people talk about their connections to him.

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Rains Highlight Need for Sewer Fixes, Flood Reduction

Recent flooding has highlighted the urgency to address Jackson's longstanding problems with flooding as well as its aging sewer system that led to a roughly $400 million EPA consent decree.

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Documents Shed More Light on Lumumba Mural Removal

The city received "numerous, relevant telephone calls," related to a painted tribute to late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba before its removal a week ago.

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Jackson: An LGBT Sanctuary?

Chokwe Lumumba, the late mayor of Jackson, once described Jackson as a new justice frontier, one that acknowledges that the city's diversity is its strength.

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Mayoral Hopefuls Respond to Mural Flap, Plus Four Questions for #JxnMayor Special Election

Ever since the removal of a mural painted in tribute to late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba last Thursday, wide speculation has swirled about who pulled the trigger to have the painting ...

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Stokes: Hinds Jail a 'Public Safety Nightmare'

Markuieze Bennett, 21, should have been in court April 8, standing trial for strong armed robbery. The odds a jury would have found him innocent were good.

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Stamps: 'Dadgum Low' to Complain About Lumumba Mural

The removal of a mural in Jackson's Monument Park that honors the late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, inscribed with Lumumba's portrait and the phrases "Peace & Unity in the Streets" and ...

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