- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 4, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A memorial service honoring the late Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba (SHOW-kway Lu-MOOM-bah) will be held Wednesday at the Word and Worship Church.

WLBT reports (https://bit.ly/1fY1zqK ) the service will be at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

Lumumba, who died Feb. 25, was a member of the church.

An election has been called for April 8 to choose a new mayor.

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Information from: WLBT-TV, https://www.wlbt.com

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