FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2021
Statement from Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba
Regarding the Passing of Bob Moses
(JACKSON, Miss) – We stand in the shadow and warmth of the legacy of Bob Moses. May his life’s efforts to organize, strategize, and secure the peoples’ right to participate in the determination of our collective future continue to inspire us. His footprint on Mississippi lives in the hearts, minds and work of the young people that benefitted from his tillage and is a model for how we are to serve our communities with compassion and sincerity. We honor his memory and show our gratitude by continuing in the necessary work ahead in the struggle for equity and justice.
– Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba