George Floyd's family and attorney Ben Crump release details and information about the upcoming memorials and public viewings.
Official details for the upcoming memorials and public viewings have been announced by the family of George Floyd and renowned civil rights attorney Ben Crump.
There will be events taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Raeford, North Carolina, and Houston, Texas.
The first official memorial will happen in Minneapolis. Set to begin at 1 PM local time on Thursday, June 4, people will gather to remember the life of George Floyd, who lost his life to police brutality last week after officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck and back for eight-minutes, restricting his airway. It will take place at North Central University.
On Saturday, June 6, there will be a public viewing and memorial in Raeford, North Carolina. The public viewing will take place from 11 AM to 1 PM at Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters. The memorial is in the afternoon at 3 PM.
Finally, George Floyd's life will be celebrated in his home state of Texas. A public viewing is happening on Monday, June 8 at Fountain of Praise in Houston. It will start at 12 PM local time and end at 6 PM. A memorial takes place the following day at the same location at 11 AM.
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