George Floyd

George Floyd

African American man who was a victim of police violence in the United States, killed by Derek Chauvin
George Perry Floyd Jr. was an African-American man who was murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, during an arrest made after a store clerk suspected Floyd may have used a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill, on May 25, 2020.Wikipedia
BornOctober 14, 1973
HometownFayetteville, North Carolina, United States of America
ChildrenJohn Langdon Down

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Fort Bragg becomes Fort Liberty in Army's most prominent move to erase Confederate names from bases

  • Fort Bragg shed its Confederate namesake Friday to become Fort Liberty in a ceremony some veterans said was a small but important step in making the U.S. Army more welcoming to current and prospective Black service members. The change was the most prominent in a broad Department of Defense initiative, motivated by the 2020 George Floyd protests, to rename military installations that had been named after confederate soldiers. The Black Lives Matter demonstrations that erupted nationwide after Floyd’s killing by a white police officer, coupled with ongoing efforts to remove Confederate monuments, turned the spotlight on the Army installations.


Fox News' Greg Gutfeld blames George Floyd for Jordan Neely's death

Fox News gues Greg Gutfield blames the death on the New York subway of homeless man Jordan Neely on 'George Floyd'Fox News
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