Minneapolis City Council
The trial has also begun for police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is accused of killing Floyd, who was Black, by kneeling on his neck for nearly nine minutes.
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.
The move allows the city's law enforcement to be reimagined.
A veto-proof majority of the Minneapolis City Council pledged to dismantle the police department following George Floyd’s death in the city.
“Decades of police reform efforts have proved that the Minneapolis Police Department cannot be reformed," nine city council members said Sunday.
Some local lawmakers have called for the creation of a “transformative new model of public safety" following the death of George Floyd.
With Franken announcing his resignation over sexual harassment allegations, here's a look at who could take his place.
Organizations must nourish and buttress the political ambitions of young black and brown women.