Police, Officials Resign After Small Missouri Town Elects First Black Female Mayor

April 20, 2015   // 0 Comments

By Kelly Chen   -Huff Post Black Voices Most of the police force and several officials resigned after the small town of Parma, Missouri elected its first African American woman as mayor, reported KFVS. Tyrus Byrd, a former city clerk, was officially sworn in as mayor on Tuesday after beating incumbent Randall Ramsey. Ramsey had served as mayor of Parma for 37 years under two terms. The o...

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