Black Kids in Outer Space. Episode 54. Kali Akuno. Cooperation Jackson.

 

Kali Akuno is the editor along with Ajamu Nangwaya of the book “Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi.”

He is also the co-founder and co-director of Cooperation Jackson.

Kali served as the Director of Special Projects and External Funding in the Mayoral Administration of the late Chokwe Lumumba of Jackson, MS. His focus in this role was supporting cooperative development, the introduction of eco-friendly and carbon reduction methods of operation, and the promotion of human rights and international relations for the city.

Please give to their ongoing fundraising efforts here:

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