The Artist and the Mayor: Imagining the Future of Jackson, Mississippi

 

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Chowke Lumumba Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi
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The Artist and the Mayor: Imagining the Future of Jackson, Mississippi

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Two Jacksonians — and lifelong friends with very different perspectives — discuss their hopes for the future of their city. Join acclaimed author Kiese Laymon and the youngest mayor in Jackson’s history, Chokwe Lumumba, as they discuss their personal relationships to the city, its deeply rooted inequities, its rich cultural heritage, and the importance of civic and artistic communities in shaping its future.

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