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The Ferguson City Council will have three black members for the first time in the city's history, now that voters elected two new black members to the council on Tuesday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
Ella Jones (pictured above), chair of Ferguson's Human Rights commission, and Wesley Bell, a Velda City municipal court judge, won their races in wards one and three, respectively. Jones and Bell will join Dwayne James, the only black member of the Ferguson City Council before Tuesday's election.
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