UN working group in Jackson for fact-finding mission

Bracey Harris, The Clarion-Ledger 10:31 a.m. CST January 23, 2016

A United Nations working group focused on combatting matters of disenfranchisement affecting people of African descent has selected Jackson as one of four cities that members will visit as part of a fact-finding mission.

The Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent will hear testimonies Saturday at the Lumumba Center at 939 W. Capitol St. on a number of social justice issues such as education, mass incarceration and environmental rights.

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