Obit Lumumba Jackson City Hall

Jackson city employee Tommie Mabry, right, holds his head in his hands as he listens to the announcement of the death of Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba during a news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Jackson City Hall in Jackson, Miss. Lumumba, a prominent attorney and former human rights activist who persuaded local voters into accepting a sales tax to fix crumbling roads and infrastructure in Mississippi’s capital city, died Tuesday, authorities said. He was 66. (AP Photo/The Clarion-Ledger, Rick Guy)

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