George Floyd Square

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George Floyd Square

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This collection of images documents a George Floyd Square in Minneapolis over the course of time, including graffiti, wheatpaste posters, stickers, murals, and spontaneous memorials.

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"Protect Each Other | Justice 4 Floyd" Poster
A poster on street sign approaching George Floyd Square. There is a masked figure along with text. The poster reads "Protect Each Other. Justice4Floyd. Masks Help Us All."

BLM Sticker on Street Sign-- George Floyd Square
Sticker on street sign across from Cup Foods reads "Dream like Martin. Lead like Harriet, Fight like Malcolm. Think like Garvey. Write like Maya. Build like Madam C.J, Speak like Frederick, Educate like W.E.B, Believe like Thurgood, Challenge like…

"I've got you George" message on bus station pole
Bus station pole across the street from Cup Foods reads "I've got you George I promise." Underneath in faded writing is "RIP George Black Lives Matter"

Justice, Accountability, and Healing George Floyd Square Poster
A red heart poster above messages that read "Justice accountability and Healing George Floyd", "say his name", "if not me then who".

My Cries Are 4 Humanity
"My Cries Are 4 Humanity" is spray-painted in black on a brick wall. Above the phrase "We Want Peace We Want Love We Want Justice We Want Equality" is written in black.

All Cops Are Derek Chauvin
This poster depicts a police officer in riot gear holding a baton. The head of the police officer is a skull. Around the police officer are the words "All Cops Are Derek Chauvin." Underneath this phrase is "Smash the Police State."

Child with Yellow Flower
A police officer in riot gear stands in front of a Black child who is sitting on the ground. The child holds a yellow flower up to the police officer. On the ground, is a red heart with "BLM" written inside. Around the heart are blue and yellow…

Rest in Power George Floyd
A ripped sticker on a pole with "Rest in Power George Floyd #Blacklivesmatter" written in black pen.

Blue Power Fist
A Black Power fist created using a stencil and painted in blue on the sidewalk.

She Heard His Cry
This mural depicts a Black woman in a pink dress holding a young Black boy in her arms. On the boy's pants "Floyd" is written in blue. They are sitting in a field of lady slippers. Above the figures, "She Heard His Cry And Welcomed Him Home With Open…
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