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Ella Jones elected first black mayor of Ferguson


Voters in Ferguson Missouri just made history with the election of their next mayor A. B. C.'s can't Martin reports from St Louis Bergesen city councilwoman Ella Jones becomes the first woman as well as the first African American to become mayor Ferguson which is predominantly black Jones says she wants to stabilize local businesses and press for greater inclusion for the city's black residents six years ago Ferguson was the scene of weeks of sometimes violent protests over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager Michael brown junior by a white police officer just before this week's election Ferguson was the scene of similar protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

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