George Floyd Square

Title

George Floyd Square

Description

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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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…

Fuck MPD graffiti
"Fuck MPD" is written in white on a trash can.

Our Lives Matter graffiti
"Our Lives Matter" is painted with blue spray paint on a fence

R.I.P Floyd graffiti
Spray paint on plywood that reads "R.I.P Floyd" "We Love You!" "Fuck 12" all in red and brown.

Where There's People There's Power
"Where There's People There's Power" is written in red and black on the People's Speed Way in the George Floyd Square. "People" and "Power" are bold and in red.

My Cries Are 4 Humanity
Graffiti in black spray paint reads "My Cries Are 4 Humanity."

"Floyd" acrostic poem
"Floyd" is written vertically on the ground in red. From each letter, a phrase is written. The "F" stands for "From Tragedy." The "L" stands for "Love Must Prevent." The "O" stands for "Our Cry." The "Y" stands for "Your Tragedy." The "D" stands for…

George Floyd Memorial site including "Justice for Daunte Wright" on pavement
"Justice for Daunte Wright" is painted in red and green on the street at the location where George Floyd was murdered.

God's Child
This image depicts a door with "God's Child" and "George Floyd" written underneath in white.

Offerings at George Floyd Memorial site
A section of the George Floyd memorial with offerings of stuffed bears and flowers among other items. There is rope with a variety of pieces of artwork. One sign reads "Justice Accountability Healing George Floyd" with a red heart. Other signs…
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