Mayor Lumumba responds to Justice Department

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has responded to a notification from the U.S. Justice Department that Jackson may be in violation of immigration rules. The letter singled out Jackson and 28 other jurisdictions nationwide….

…It is my belief that the action taken by the City of Jackson to enact an anti-racial profiling ordinance is not in violation of the law, but to the contrary is an effort to undergird the long-standing ideals that are firmly cemented within our justice system.”