Ferguson, Missouri Elects First African American Mayor In City’s History. Ella Jones Is Also First Woman Mayor

Ella Jones is also first woman mayor of Ferguson, six years after Michael Brown’s death Soon-to-be Mayor Ella Jones is making history in Ferguson, Missouri. She won the historic election Tuesday becoming the first woman and first African American to become mayor of the city outside St. Louis. The country zeroed in on Ferguson six years ago after police shot and killed Michael Brown. He was a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer. Riots erupted around

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Pregnant Mayor-Elect Paige Cognetti Will Be First Female Mayor Of This Pennsylvania City

Pregnant mayor-elect Paige Cognetti is making all kinds of history in Scranton, Pennsylvania UPDATES: Baby Sloane Cognetti arrived just before Christmas and mom, Paige, was sworn in as Scranton’s mayor in early January. Mayor-elect Paige Cognetti will be the first female mayor of Scranton, Pennsylvania and the very pregnant Cognetti will be the first to give birth during her term in office. Quite a story for a young woman who is taking on a huge challenge. She ran in a

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Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Becomes A First Time Mom Adopting Baby Girl

Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser knows big things are possible. After all, she became mayor of the city she grew up in. At the age of 45, she had never married or had kids. Last year, she decided she wanted to change that and started looking into adoption. She has announced that she is now a mom, adopting a baby girl. Mayor Bowser says she started the adoption process thinking it might take longer than it actually did. The lessons

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