Do The Right Thing

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Creator

Artists: @adamturman

Title

Do The Right Thing

Coverage

2906 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Description

Black man with rings on fists that say "Love MPLS". The right side says # JusticeforGeorgeFloyd. The headline near his head says "do the right thing".

Rights

Artists: @adamturman
posted on Instagram by @minneapolismurals

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

CU

Identifier

UAM-GF_0741

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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