Blue "Justice 4 George Floyd" Throw Up

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Creator

Fyo

Title

Blue "Justice 4 George Floyd" Throw Up

Coverage

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Description

"Justice 4 George Floyd" in bubble letters. Letters are light and dark blue with a dark blue splatter background and pink shading.

Rights

Froukje Akkerman

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

SE

Identifier

UAM-GF_0925

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

Throw Up

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