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‘Most Radical City On Earth” Can’t Even Provide Clean Water

Jackson, Miss., water shortage

At a glance

  • Chokwe Lumumba, major of Jackson, Miss., vowed to make the city “the most radical city on earth.”
  • In a sense, he may have succeeded. He presides over the only city in the richest country in the history of mankind that can’t provide clean water to residents.
  • Lumumba wants everyone to know, however, that he’s not at fault. The problem is, of course, racism.



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