BreakingKZRG NewsLatest NewsLocal InterestsTrending

Fortunes of St. Louis in the hands of a new era of leaders

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The daunting task of turning around the fortunes of St. Louis is now in the hands of a new era of leaders specifically, three 40-something progressive Black women, all of them elected on a mandate of racial justice and change.

Tishaura Jones was elected mayor Tuesday and will be sworn in on April 20.

Kim Gardner was elected circuit attorney in 2016 and re-elected last year.

And racial justice activist Cori Bush pulled a stunning upset last year in ousting longtime Congressman William Lacy Clay in the district that includes St. Louis. Criminal justice reform will be at the top of Jones’ agenda.

Show More
Back to top button