Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Jackson, MS

Thursday, 8 May 2014 | A Public Affair

Are you aware of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s organizing efforts in Jackson, MS? Have you heard any news about their success in getting Chokwe Lumumba elected as Mayor of Jackson, MS last year? Listen to this APA to find out more!

On Thursday, May 8th, our host Allen Ruff with Sub-host Rebecca Kemble discussed the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s community and economic organizing in Jackson, MS with guests Kali Akuno and Nia Umoja of Cooperative Jackson and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Jackson, and Dr. Jeffrey Lewis of the UW Cooperative Extension who attended the Jackson Rising Conference last weekend.

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