"RIP George Floyd" Flowerbed

Title

"RIP George Floyd" Flowerbed

Coverage

3759 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Description

Within the now-closed road of Chicago Avenue at the George Floyd Square at the intersection of 38th and Chicago, a flowerbed stands in Floyd's memory. One of many, this particular bed is painted bright blue. "No Justice, No Peace" is hand-painted in bold lettering on the legs of the bed. The base of the bed features a headstone, surrounded by red rosebuds, that reads "RIP George Floyd". Vibrant and thriving plant life spills out over the edges of the flowerbed.

Source

The photographer stood in the street outside of Cup Foods in order to take this image. Cup Foods is the corner store that called the police to accuse Floyd of attempting to make a purchase with a counterfeit bill, ultimately leading to the fatal confrontation that resulted in his death.

Rights

Photography by Evy Envgrav

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

F.S.

Identifier

UAM-GF_1771

Original Format

Flowerbed

Files

IMG_2949.jpg

Citation

“"RIP George Floyd" Flowerbed,” George Floyd & Anti-Racist Street Art , accessed April 17, 2021, https://georgefloydstreetart.omeka.net/items/show/1771.

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