Detroit Mayor Candidate Is Only 22

A 22-year-old black woman, Myya D. Jones, has announced she is going to run for the position of Detroit mayor.

At the moment Myya D. Jones is a Michigan State University senior. She announced her plans via the Detroit Metro Times.

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“While I was interning in Congress, I knew [politics] was something I wanted to do,” Detroit mayor candidate said. “I want to give the voiceless a voice.”

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“We can’t forget about the people who have to live in Detroit,” Jones added. “We need to create more opportunities for people to have jobs, for them to be financially literate.”

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According to Jones, she has “lots of plans for the neighborhoods, including giving people the sense of responsibility. Who can do it for the Black community of Detroit better than a courageous young Black lady eager to bear the responsibility for the whole city.

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