The Elport Chess JATRAN Facility Naming September Marks Two Significant Milestones September 2017 marks two important and connected anniversaries in Mississippi’s Civil Rights history. First, 70 years ago in Jackson, the Lanier Bus Boycott of 1947 took place and was led by Mr. Elport Chess. Then one year ago, in 2016, the JATRAN public bus … Continue reading Celebrating a Civil Rights Achievement 70 Years in the Making
Join us tonight at 6:00 pm at Jackson City Hall in Jackson, MS, to honor Elport Chess. The naming of the JATRAN Building in Chess’ honor is on the City Council agenda.
We need more people to sign the petition to rename the JATRAN building after Elport Chess. Let your voice be heard. #RememberElportChess#JacksonMS #blackhistory https://www.change.org/p/jackson-city-council-rename-the-ne…
Jackson City Council: Rename the New JATRAN Building After Unsung Hero Elport Chess – Sign the Petition! #RememberElportChess