Author: Maggie Koerth and Jamiles Lartey

Police Reform Is On The Ballot In Minneapolis. But It’s About More Than Defunding The Police.

On June 7, 2020, in the wake of the high-profile murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police, nine members of the City Council made a public statement: The police department couldn’t just be “reformed” — public safety in the city would have to be drastically altered. On that summer afternoon, large white letters leaning against […]