George Floyd Tributes

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George Floyd Tributes

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This collection includes a extremely large variety of works paying tribute or memorializing George Floyd, from simple tags to large portraits.

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What rhymes with George? They tell us JUSTICE
A photo of art on display at the Springboard for the Arts Building. This art piece is a blue background, with a white triangle and large orange letter. it is a word-based piece. "We lay down our clubs to pick up our pens. We ask our friends what…

Miniature Graffitied Police Car
A miniature police car has been created, graffitied, and smashed, mirroring the protests in South Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd. The graffiti reads “rest in power George Floyd,” “1312” (meaning ACAB, or all cops are bastards), “RIP,”…

Blues for George
A mural on the exterior of the Springboard for the Arts building in Saint Paul, MN. A plywood mural with a white background. A blue "blues for george" (George Floyd portrait stencil) is on the right. Blue letters on the left spell out: " Say His…

RIP George Floyd 1973-2020
RIP George Floyd, 1973-2020. This mural is on front of a boarded up building at 3825 W. Center Street in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is a memorial to George Floyd.

They're Going to Kill Me
Amid an arrangement of flowers, signs, and balloons, a sign reading “They’re going to kill me” stands propped against a street light. The sign was created using wood painted black and the text is white. “They’re going to kill me” are among some of…

Acrostic Poem "Floyd"
Surrounded by flowers and other tributes at George Floyd square, an acrostic poem appears using “Floyd.” The vertical letting of “Floyd” is orange outlined in yellow and the following text emerging from “Floyd” are yellow. Reading top to bottom the…

La Justice Pour George
This painted mural appeared on the plywood-covered storefront of a private French language program, Cou Cou. The mural proclaims, "La Justice Pour George" and "Say Their Names," with several names of people killed by police locally and nationally.…

Floyd stencil
This is a stenciled portrait of George Floyd with the name "Floyd" as it appeared on a shed at a public park, Bottineau Field Park, Minneapolis, MN. Identical stenciled images came up in other places in the neighborhood, such as the building of the…

Portland Stand Up
A large wall that includes a large portrait of George Floyd with text reading Stand Up Portland. Additional text reads BLM.

"Protect Each Other"
A vibrant-blue painted sign is mounted to a traffic light post. The sign features a cartoon face with curly hair. Text surrounds the face, which reads "Protect Each Other. Masks Help Us All. Justice for George Floyd"

Two small square stickers are…
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