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Minneapolis City Council votes to rename street after George Floyd

Minneapolis City Council votes to rename street after George Floyd
Posted at 4:08 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 23:41:02-04

The intersection in Minneapolis where George Floyd died will now be known as George Perry Floyd Jr Place.

The Minneapolis City Council approved on Friday of renaming the corner of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue.

Public Works Director Robin Hutcheson applied to get the street renamed.

The council said the name is commemorative, so mailing addresses won't change.

Floyd died while in police custody back in May. His death has led to protests worldwide, with activists calling for justice and racial equality.