Tishaura Jones Elected First Black Woman Mayor of St. Louis

Tishuara Jones

By Democracy Now

HAVANA TIMES – In Missouri, Tishaura Jones has become the first Black woman ever elected as St. Louis mayor. She addressed supporters yesterday at a victory speech.

Mayor-elect Tishaura Jones: “I will not stay silent when I spot racism. I will not stay silent when I spot homophobia or transphobia. I will not stay silent when I spot xenophobia.”

Jones has also advocated a shift from incarceration to supporting prevention efforts. She has served as city treasurer since 2013 and was a Missouri state representative for five year.

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  • DEAR MAYOR I’m writing on behalf of a very bad problem that has not been fixed on the corner of forest park and developer there has been several accidents right there on that corner because there is a big Stone of the sidewalk sticking out and you can help from hitting it if you coming up over that Hill that goes cross Forest Point it really needs to be fixed I haven’t seen several accidents myself and no one’s doing anything about it I don’t know if anybody been killed or hurt really bad but something needs to be done about that corner thank you mayor

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