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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