Ella Jones, who was also the first Black woman elected to the Ferguson City Council, came out over her opponent with 54 percent of the vote.
In 2014, a grand jury decided that the killing of Mike Brown was state-sanctioned and declined to indict Officer Darren Wilson.
As Ferguson voters head to the polls today, McSpadden talks to ESSENCE about legacy-building and creating change in the community she was destined to fight for.
Melissa McKinnies wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post that her son, Danye Jones, was lynched.
After a piece of concrete fell in front of a doorstep, city officials condemend a building in Park Ridge Apartment complex.
After months of speculation, the mother of Michael Brown has announced that she will be running for office in Ferguson, Missouri. Lezley McSpadden grieved the murder of her son, who […]