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Jackson [MS] Mayor Lumumba Has Died
Mississippi News Now ^ | Feb 25, 2014 | Bob Burks

Posted on 02/25/2014 4:35:38 PM PST by WXRGina

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has died. He was admitted to St. Dominic Hospital Tuesday morning with chest pains and apparently died there.

We don't have many details, but Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham Stewart has confirmed his death.

Lumumba won the Mayor's office in June 4, 2013, pulling 86% of the vote and defeating independent candidates Francis P. Smith, Jr. , Richard C. Williams and Cornelius Griggs.

Mayor Lumumba was born August 2, 1947 in Detroit, Michigan. He is the second of eight children born to Lucien and Priscilla Francis Taliaferro.

Mayor Lumumba earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

He later finished first in his law school freshman class before graduating cum laude from Wayne State University Law School.

(Excerpt) Read more at msnewsnow.com ...


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This is shocking. This guy was just elected back in June 2013. He was a radical black supremacist. I wrote about him last October: Has Jackson, Mississipp Lost Its Mind?
1 posted on 02/25/2014 4:35:38 PM PST by WXRGina
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To: onyx

PING!


2 posted on 02/25/2014 4:35:53 PM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

~~~He was a radical black supremacist.~~~

So, lemme guess: He was an O supporter?


3 posted on 02/25/2014 4:41:05 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: F15Eagle

For all we know, he was an O plant! :-/


4 posted on 02/25/2014 4:41:52 PM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

Were there thunderstorms in the area?


5 posted on 02/25/2014 4:43:06 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: WXRGina

You reap what you sow....


6 posted on 02/25/2014 4:43:34 PM PST by Politicalkiddo (Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -M. Twain)
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To: WXRGina

Thought I was reading about some African country for a second.


7 posted on 02/25/2014 4:43:38 PM PST by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Paladin2

I don’t know, but there might have been a drone or two...


8 posted on 02/25/2014 4:44:02 PM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina; Black Agnes; wardaddy

The actual Patrice Lumumba was a communist goon being groomed in 1960 to be the Fidel Castro of the Congo, and of Africa.

But that was back when we resisted communist takeovers, and actually fought them. Now we have a communist POTUS and mayors of cities named for communists.


9 posted on 02/25/2014 4:45:29 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: WXRGina
I remember that post seeing it again. Shook my head at the time.

Shame about Lumumba. Gone to that great commune in the sky, I suppose.

10 posted on 02/25/2014 4:45:41 PM PST by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: WXRGina

With a name like Lumumba I would have been willing to guess he wasn’t exactly Mother Teresa. How was he in his eight months in office?


11 posted on 02/25/2014 4:46:20 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: WXRGina; Malichi; duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; Vietnam Vet From New Mexico; ...

Ms ping


12 posted on 02/25/2014 4:46:53 PM PST by WKB
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To: WXRGina
Any relation to Comrade Patrice Lumumba?
13 posted on 02/25/2014 4:47:01 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: WXRGina

Thanks for posting this and linking. I’d never heard of him but took a second when seeing the name Lumumba.


14 posted on 02/25/2014 4:47:04 PM PST by jazusamo ([Obama] A Truly Great Phony -- Thomas Sowell http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3058949/posts)
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To: headstamp 2
Thought I was reading about some African country for a second.

For a second or two, I thought I had passed through a time warp to 1961.

15 posted on 02/25/2014 4:48:39 PM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: WXRGina

Deadly job. The prior Mayor bought the farm not long ago.


16 posted on 02/25/2014 4:50:28 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: WXRGina

I think there was a “Patrice Lamumba” University in Moscow.

It’s purpose was to take African students and turn them into little communist terrorists then send them back to work their magic on their fellow Africans.


17 posted on 02/25/2014 4:52:52 PM PST by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Billthedrill

“How was he in his eight months in office?”

Breathing, I guess...


18 posted on 02/25/2014 4:57:07 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Stormdog
Breathing, I guess...

Hmm, yes. Which brings us to the next question - is he a better Mayor now?

19 posted on 02/25/2014 4:59:21 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: WXRGina

Jackson is 79.4 percent black; people believe!


20 posted on 02/25/2014 5:02:01 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: WXRGina
"Lumumba finished first in his law school class and graduated cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 1975[6] where he had advocated for fair academic grading reforms. He created the Malcolm X Center and was a staff attorney in the Detroit Public Defenders Office.
He formed a law firm in Detroit in 1978 and successfully defended the Pontiac Illinois prisoners. Lumumba was initially barred from representing Fulani Sunni Ali in relation to the Brinks robbery case when she was jailed and given a $500,000 bond. Many national legal groups protested the barring of Lumumba from representing the prisoner and the characterization of him as a terrorist due to his membership in the Republic of New Africa.
In 1983 while handling the Brinks case he was held in contempt by the federal judge for his press comments.[8] He worked on the Geronimo Pratt case and encouraged black youth to eschew gang activities and instead to participate in global actions such as the protest of Apartheid in South Africa. The decade of the 1980s witnessed a large increase of imprisoned African Americans in the United States and Lumumba was successful in prison litigation and in the leadership of the New Afrikan independence movement.[9] In September 1987 at Harvard Law School, Lumumba, a co-founder of the National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America, addressed a conference sponsored by the National Conference of Black Lawyers on the theme of the constitutional neglect of the needs of enslaved persons.[10]

In 1988 he returned to Jackson, Mississippi and three years later was granted the right to practice law. He was a public defender on contract with the City of Jackson's consortium to represent the indigent citizens of the municipality. In 1994 Lumumba sued to have a public defender contract voided.[11] In 2000 Judge Swan Yerger dismissed a lawsuit filed against a police officer and Lumumba was publicly reprimanded by the Mississippi Bar after the judge found him in contempt. In a Leake County case he was found in contempt and publicly reprimanded. After an unsuccessful appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court, he served three days in the county jail when bond was refused. He also lost his license to practice law for six months.
He is a well known human rights and criminal defense attorney[13] and is licensed in Michigan and Mississippi. He prefers to replace the current charter for the City of Jackson with a human rights charter."

Source: Wikipedia

21 posted on 02/25/2014 5:04:55 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Billthedrill

“is he a better Mayor now?”

Probably very ineffective from this point on, for better or worse. Nobody can hear him.


22 posted on 02/25/2014 5:10:14 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: WXRGina

Wow, he recently hired former Detroit city councilman Kwame Kenyatta (another black nationalist)


23 posted on 02/25/2014 5:13:25 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: headstamp 2
Thought I was reading about some African country for a second.

You know, you really need to apologize to "some African country" for that crack. (See the thread at the link)

24 posted on 02/25/2014 5:16:17 PM PST by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: WXRGina

“Chokwe Lumumba”

Is that a misprint? Who names their chillin “Chokwe”, even if they’re a “Lumumba”?


25 posted on 02/25/2014 5:21:35 PM PST by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SharpRightTurn
If you were born Edwin Finley Taliaferro you'd change your name too.

After having to explain for the hundredth time just how your last name was pronounced, "Lumumba" just might look pretty good.

"Chokwe" -- not so much.

26 posted on 02/25/2014 5:30:50 PM PST by x
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To: headstamp 2
Thought I was reading about some African country for a second.

You almost were. He was a separatist who wanted to get blacks to move to the south and secede from the union. I am dissappointed he died, because he seemsd like an interesting character to follow, from far away.

27 posted on 02/25/2014 5:33:11 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: F15Eagle

Was he ....Swedish?????


28 posted on 02/25/2014 5:35:34 PM PST by Shimmer1 (Life is way too wonderful and short to waste time with people who don’t treat you right.)
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To: WXRGina

back in 1993 through 1996 while a student at RTS reformed Theological Seminary - Jackson I can well remember when I was chastised for speaking to a number of black teenagers while I was a student at the seminary. The teenagers listened to what I had to say about a relationship with Christ. The city probably has changed over the years as the population is now 79.4% black. Just wonder if this a the same guy I meet once in Jackson, MS. he had some pretty radical ideas and hated white people. I was shocked by his hatred, and he even hated military vets with a disability even more.

Still will pray for the survivors in his family, sounds like a massive coronary arrest.


29 posted on 02/25/2014 5:36:24 PM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: WXRGina

I’ve known several heart patients over the years that have died while being treated for heart problems at St. Dominic’s. I don’t know what the options are, but it wouldn’t be my first choice.


30 posted on 02/25/2014 5:37:02 PM PST by PAR35
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To: SharpRightTurn
“Chokwe Lumumba” Is that a misprint? Who names their chillin “Chokwe”, even if they’re a “Lumumba”?

Sharp, read the column I linked in comment #1, and you will understand his name and everything else about him.

31 posted on 02/25/2014 5:39:09 PM PST by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Shimmer1

Irish. Black Irish.


32 posted on 02/25/2014 5:57:32 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: Travis McGee

You’d be surprised how many of the American people are communist-inclined; Nikita S. Khrushchev understood this as early as 1959.


33 posted on 02/25/2014 6:08:22 PM PST by Theodore R. (Alas: TX Republicans to endorse Cornball and George P! Stay tuned March 4)
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To: WXRGina; WKB; Black Agnes

The news of his death is scrolling across the screen of all the local TV channels.


34 posted on 02/25/2014 6:34:10 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: WXRGina

Obviously the white mans fault.


35 posted on 02/25/2014 6:41:14 PM PST by struggle
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Yeah, Frankie Melton used to do a lot crazier stuff too.


36 posted on 02/25/2014 6:44:18 PM PST by struggle
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To: PAR35

My dad skipped the ‘Jackson Heart’ clinic altogether and went to Texas Heart in Houston.


37 posted on 02/25/2014 6:44:37 PM PST by Black Agnes
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To: WXRGina

GOOD!


38 posted on 02/25/2014 7:26:31 PM PST by metalurgist ( Want your country back? It'll take guns and rope. Marxists won't give up peaceably.)
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To: BfloGuy

“Shame about Lumumba. Gone to that great commune in the sky, I suppose.”

Hell hath no fury like a commune scorned...may he rest in the fire commies create...


39 posted on 02/25/2014 7:36:15 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

Is this the black segregationist??


40 posted on 02/25/2014 7:37:44 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: WKB
Sad for his family.

Hope the next black mayor of Jackson will be a Conservative Christian man.

Well I can hope, eh?

The city needs some good leadership, and with its demographics, there won't be a white mayor any time soon.

It's sad to think about what's happening to all those inner-city little black guys and gals, when all the adult (at least physically) leadership examples they get to see are either total lefty losers or ferals.

41 posted on 02/25/2014 7:38:08 PM PST by Col Freeper (FR: A smorgasbord of Conservative Mindfood - dig in and enjoy it!)
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To: onyx

will they mention is racism?


42 posted on 02/25/2014 7:39:11 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: WXRGina

He’s in purgatory with Chavez.


43 posted on 02/25/2014 7:43:00 PM PST by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Col Freeper

The black racist won with 86% of the vote, there is zero chance a Christian conservative man will win


44 posted on 02/25/2014 7:43:45 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: GeronL

Posted on June 5, 2013 Chokwe Lumumba, Ex-Black Nationalist...


45 posted on 02/25/2014 7:53:46 PM PST by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

bump


46 posted on 02/25/2014 7:54:09 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Col Freeper
I can't wait to see the hat La-Critter Cooper Stokes wear to the funeral!!
47 posted on 02/25/2014 8:08:25 PM PST by WKB
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To: Billthedrill

No, but he’s still voting Democrat.


48 posted on 02/25/2014 8:16:18 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: headstamp 2

“Thought I was reading about some African country for a second.”

Jackson, MS IS an African country.


49 posted on 02/25/2014 11:04:55 PM PST by ebshumidors
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To: hondact200; dixiechick2000; onyx; Pelham; CatherineofAragon; Black Agnes; WKB; mrsmel

RTS ....that now seminary past 45 years was my paternal family homestead for 4 decades prior to RTS buying it from my widowed grandmother in 1966 or so

I grew up down the boulevard behind Mynelle Gardens

We moved to almost Eastover in 1972 when things started going south...

My grandmother took the money and moved to Clinton which is now fixing to go black too looks like

Those 20 acres were paradise to me....there was a barn...horses...
A swimming hole

That little white building in the back was my grandfathers office and the old red brick tiny building partially underground was our tack room...

My grandfather died on a June morning in 1962 on what was the long screen porch on the east side facing towards Jackson....
Reading the clarion ledger....it was a Hedermann paper then.....lucky strike in one hand and and coffee in the other

It was considered a mansion in those days..

Maybe 6000 sq feet....small compared to today’s largesse

The cook...Hannah...old black woman who raised all the kids and grandkids

And made excellent dressing...

Found him....

She loathed going back on that porch after that.....spooked her.....me too frankly.....at night..

.stairs creaking.....I’d run to my grandmas bed..

Where she’d comfort me I had nothing to fear from grandaddy anyhow

He was a stern self made man who didn’t suffer fools gladly...pretty tough hewn

Folks had staff then..
And no....it was not like The Help..

I knew them too....that daughter is a lying shrew writing about stuff happened way before her time....she is a libtard mad at mommy and daddy ...who.. I duck hunted with

Anyhow..
Just sharing.... I still go by there when in Jackson..I wonder how long they can hold out


50 posted on 02/25/2014 11:37:08 PM PST by wardaddy (Bus to Shreveport... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYF682WYRtw&feature=youtube_gdata_)
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