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Minneapolis council members pledge to disband police as protests mount

Reuters Monday, 8 June 2020
A majority of city council members in Minneapolis have pledged to abolish the city's police department after the death of an unarmed black man in custody last month led to some of the biggest protests seen in the United States.
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The Minneapolis City Council has announced today (June 7), their intentions of disbanding the city's police force in the wake of George Floyd's death. "We are here today to begin the process of ending the Minneapolis police department" a council member is heard saying in the video. Multiple...

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