These videos are HD and require a broadband internet connection. Part 1 This video includes Chris Watkins giving an overview of the redistricting process. [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting78.flv[/FMP] Part 2 This video includes Chris Watkins presenting the original plan and two new, additional plans. [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting79.flv[/FMP] Part 3 [FMP width=”450″ height=”253″]http://www.hattiesburgpatriot.com/wp-content/Video/Public-Hearings/6.12.2012/6.12.2112_Redistricting80.flv[/FMP] Part 4 [FMP width=”450″ […]
Held at University Baptist Church at 3200 Arlington Loop, this Hattiesburg City Council Public Hearing drew a couple hundred citizens who took in the redistricting presentations of Chris Watkins and Reverend Ken Fairley. Mr. Watkins was hired by the city to propose a redistricting plan; much to the ire of Deborah Delgado and other African-American […]
This part two begins in the middle of Reverend Ken Fairley’s presentation to the council. His plan creates a 3rd majority-minority district. Hattiesburg is 53% African-American and Fairley believes that requires three African-American representatives.
As the Jackie Dole Community Center was filling up with Thirsty Hippo Supporters and media, John Lee and his legal council made their entrance to a packed house. Noticing several news cameras and reporters along with 175 plus Hippo supporters, a disconcerted Lee and council meandered to the front of the community center; then quickly […]