Who was George Floyd?

By: Abrar khan


George Floyd. For the last two years, his name has been echoed across the nation from the streets of Minneapolis


where protesters marched, to the halls of corporate America where major brands publicly denounced racism.


His name is a symbol for the racial equality fight, and a rallying cry for justice and an end to police brutality against Black people.


Washington Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa decided that it was time to look deeper at Floyd's life by writing a biography titled,


"His Name is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice."


George Perry Floyd Jr. was an African-American man who was murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest

Who was George Floyd as a person?


after a store clerk suspected Floyd may have used a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill, on May 25, 2020.


Born: 14 October 1973, Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States Died: 25 May 2020, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States Height: 1.93 m Date of burial: 9 June 2020


Children: Gianna Floyd Siblings: Philonise Floyd, LaTonya Floyd, Bridgett Floyd Parents: Larcenia Floyd, George Perry