City Council

A member of the “Central Park Five” is a step closer to winning a seat on the New York City Council.
Officials hope the agreement serves as a model for how cities, police departments and community members "can work together to address race-based policing and strengthen public safety.”
Chris Hinds described the “public humiliation” of leaving his wheelchair as he attempted to participate in a City Council debate.
Ten days after the racist audio leaked, Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo show no signs of heeding demands to resign.
The Los Angeles City Council president has stepped down after a leaked audio revealed her racist remarks about her fellow colleague and his Black child.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a plan to allow the elimination of its police department. But what would dismantling law enforcement look like?
“My attempt to inject a bit of dry humor to make a point about this, in the midst of a cold, snowy February, was grossly misunderstood,” Hudson Mayor Craig Shubert said in his resignation letter.
Dave Chappelle threatened to pull plans for businesses in Yellow Springs, Ohio, if the city council passed a proposal for more affordable housing.
Jenkins, who leads Minneapolis’ city council, first made history in 2017 as the first Black trans woman elected to public office in the U.S.
City Council members objected to its presence because Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves.