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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.
"I hope to live a long time. I have a lot of things I want to do and experience with my wife and my friends and my family," H. Scott Apley wrote last month.
Evanston, a Chicago suburb, plans to distribute $10 million over 10 years for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.
The plan cuts nearly $8 million from the $179 million policing budget and redirects it to mental health teams, violence prevention programs and other initiatives.
Places that once seemed safely removed from COVID-19 are now grappling with their own crises.
The City Council voted 18-1 to rename the sewage plant after the comedian, who went on an expletive-filled rant against Danbury in August.