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Juneteenth event extols the liberation that was and the freedom to come

When Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba ran for mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, knocking on neighbor’s doors and talking in the fiery language of liberation to would-be voters, one practically minded resident asked quite simply — who was going to fix the potholes? His answer? “Ultimately, what we learned is the problem wasn’t the pothole to begin with,” Lumumba […]