About Askia Muhammad
WPFW News Director Askia Muhammad is also a poet, and a photojournalist. He is Senior Editor for The Final Call newspaper and he writes a weekly column in The Washington Informer.

MUHAMMAD: Mississippi Poised for Another Electoral Revolution

May 10, 2017 Askia Muhammad 0

Mississippi — despite its reputation as the dwelling place for all manner of foul birds and knuckle-dragging cavemen — is the state in the U.S. that, hands down, has the highest number of black elected officials in the country, and may be the only U.S. state close to a majority black population, at roughly 40 percent. […]

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