Chokwe Antar Lumumba Sworn in as Jackson Mayor

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) – Jackson’s newest leader has been officially sworn in. Hundreds of Jackson residents, business leaders friends and family packed the convention center to witness the swearing in of Chokwe Antar Lumumba

Lumumba becoming the city’s youngest Mayor on the same stage where his father was sworn in four years before. The city struggling through many of the same problems, a crumbling infrastructure, city furloughs, and crime.