At Inaugural, Mayor Chokwe Lumumba Lifts Up Jackson

Mayor Chowke¬†Lumumba and the new first lady, Ebony Lumumba, greet supporters at his inauguration on July 3, 2017. (Photo by Kelsee Ford) By Kenyetta Brown Early on this sunny Monday morning, I went with a team of Youth Media Project students to witness history inside the Jackson Convention Complex as our youngest mayor in the […]

Interview with Jackson’s Mayor-elect, Chokwe Lumumba

On Wednesday, May 3, the day after the Democratic primary for mayor, Chokwe Antar Lumumba visited the Youth Media Project learning space to sit with student journalists from Jim Hill High School and Wingfield High School. Lumumba talked about the community of Jackson, youth engagement, future creative placemaking opportunities, and a message of embrace for […]