George Floyd, Rest In Power

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Creator

@Ral86

Title

George Floyd, Rest In Power

Coverage

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Description

Orange and red toned mural. Portrait of George Floyd with daisies around him. "George Floyd" and Rest In Power" are at either side of Floyd.

Rights

Froukje Akkerman

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

SE

Identifier

UAM-GF_1066

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.

Original Format

Mural

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