"His Life Mattered" and "Justice For George Floyd" Cardboard Signs

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"His Life Mattered" and "Justice For George Floyd" Cardboard Signs

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2551 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Description

Two cardboard signs in store window. First, "HIS LIFE MATTERED," and the second has, "JUSTICE FOR GEORGE FLOYD."

Source

Nightingale Food & Cocktails

Rights

Froukje Akkerman

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

SE

Identifier

UAM-GF_1036

Subject

George Perry Floyd (October 14, 1973 - May 25, 2020) was a 46-year-old Black American man who was murdered by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin after Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck for nearly 9 minutes in the Powderhorn neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020. Floyd’s murder sparked an international movement for Black Lives Matter, the largest civil rights movement of the century. On March 12, 2021, the city of Minneapolis agreed to pay $27 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Floyd's family. On June 25, 2021, Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for his crimes.

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Cardboard Signs

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