28 0

Protests grow across U.S. demanding justice for George Floyd. Ferguson, Missouri — Ferguson voters have elected Ella Jones as the city's first black mayor as protests over the death of George Floyd and police treatment of black communities roil the nation. Jones, a City Council member who also will be first woman to lead the St. Louis suburb, beat fellow council member Heather Robinett in the non-partisan election for a three-year term that starts later this month, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Incumbent James Knowles III couldn't run again due to term limits. Ella Jones, elected on June 2, 2020 as first black and first woman mayor of Ferguson, Missouri. Protests following the 2014 ... Full story

3 June