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George Floyd Memorial

A MEMORIAL TO HONOUR GEORGE FLOYD TOOK PLACE IN MINNEAPOLIS YESTERDAY. IT WAS THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF MEMORIALS TO TAKE PLACE IN 3 CITIES IN 6 DAYS. MOURNERS WHO ATTENDED STOOD IN SILENCE FOR 8 MINUTES, 46 SECONDS, THE LENGTH OF TIME POLICE OFFICER DEREK CHAUVIN PRESSED HIS KNEE AGAINST FLOYD’S NECK. REVEREND AL SHARPTON SPOKE AT THE MEMORIAL & SAID THIS WILL BECOME A MOVEMENT TO “CHANGE THE WHOLE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE.”