Purple "Floyd" Throw Up

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Creator

Hambone

Title

Purple "Floyd" Throw Up

Coverage

Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Description

Throw up with purple bubble letters, "FLOYD." The letters are light purple at the top and dark purple at the bottom. Three yellow spheres at the bottom of each letter. The background is pink. A halo sits above the letters.

Rights

Froukje Akkerman

Publisher

Urban Art Mapping Research Project

Date

Contributor

SE

Identifier

UAM-GF_0939

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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