US city approves police overhaul 3 years after George Floyd’s death

NEARLY three years after a white police officer killed a black man by kneeling on his neck for nine minutes, the city of Minneapolis announced yesterday that it had approved a plan to reform its police force.

The death of 46-year-old George Floyd, whose ordeal was filmed by a passerby, sparked mass protests across the country – and even in global cities – under the slogan “Black Lives Matter”.