Ella Jones Says 'People Will Have A Voice' And Police Need To Work With Communities - Cnn

Ella Jones Says 'People Will Have A Voice' And Police Need To Work With Communities - Cnn

Ferguson's first black elected mayor says videos of police abuse help to get rid of bad officers

Ella Jones -- who was elected as the first black and first female mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday -- shared what her election symbolizes and where the nation should go next after George Floyd's death.

6/4/2020 1:20:00 PM

Ella Jones, who was elected mayor of Ferguson, speaks out on where the US should go after George Floyd's death. It is crucial police officers work with communities to make people 'feel that they are being served, instead of being hunted,' she told CNN.

Ella Jones -- who was elected as the first black and first female mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday -- shared what her election symbolizes and where the nation should go next after George Floyd's death.

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Where’s the outrage over all the cops being shot, stabbed, ran over, etc? Do Blue Lives not matter too And what about the black civilians killed by protests? Do their black lives not matter? American sees right thru your hypocrisy Why didn’t any of this happen under BarackObama Asking for a friend...

Police Shooting 2019 (Source WaPo & FBI) - 371 killed by police were white - 236 killed by police were African Americans - 10 unarmed African Americans were fatally shot by police - 48 police were murdered - US population 325 million Firstly, congratulations & I hope you don't mind if I make your victory part mine as I feel like we won. But in re your post, policing is only one aspect of this system of oppression with many heads as I'm sure you are aware & postulating is over, it's time for hard truths, real

I wonder if the police were called on her when she tried to get to her office? It would seem like at this point it would be healthy for police unions and departments should reach out to local communities. Dedicate a few people to weekly or monthly meetings where citizens can discuss issues and relations. Keep the discussion going.

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How many “unarmed” blacks were killed by police in 2019? ........NINE....in a nation of 350M. How many whites? ....19. This whole thing is a FARCE she is supporting a criminal.

Ella Jones Has Made History as the First Black Mayor of FergusonElla Jones just made history by becoming the first Black person and the first woman to ever be elected mayor of Ferguson, Missouri! 👏 ✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

Ella Jones Elected First Black Mayor Of Ferguson, Mo.Jones will be the first woman to serve as mayor of the city. Ferguson, Mo., gained international attention in 2014 after the killing of a young black man by police and the protests that followed. Voting matters. Good Yasss!!!!

Ella Jones to Become the First Black Female Mayor of FergusonThis historic election comes almost six years after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Madam Elect Mayor congratulationsgodspeed

Ella Jones Is Elected First Black Mayor of FergusonElla Jones became the first African-American and first woman elected mayor in Ferguson, Missouri, on Tuesday, nearly 6 years after the city erupted in protests after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager Amazing!! So damn proud! Beautiful!

Ella Jones Makes History as Ferguson’s First Black and First Female MayorThe St. Louis suburb was the site of protests over the killing of Michael Brown in 2014. (via glamourmag)

Ella Jones Elected Ferguson's First Black, First Woman MayorSix years after white police officer Darren Wilson gunned down Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, and left his body uncovered in the middle of the street for hours as if to send a message—Ferguson, Missouri has a black woman mayor. According to the New York Times, Ella Jones, a Ferguson City Council member and pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is Ferguson’s first black and first woman mayor, elected with 54 percent of the vote. 🙌🏻