Justice for Floyd with Peace Signs

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Title

Justice for Floyd with Peace Signs

Coverage

Walgreens,

Description

"Justice for Floyd" is spray painted in black and blue on the plywood boards on the store front of the Uptown Walgreens. The letter "O" in "for" and "Floyd" are peace signs and there is a heart on the left side of the image.

Source

This Walgreens was looted and burned.

Rights

Annie Vitale (photographer): annenvitale@gmail.com

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

AV

Identifier

UAM-GF_0637

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

Graffiti

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