Almost a year after his death, the police officer who was suffocated by Freud’s knee was found guilty.
His name was chanted by protesters all over the world, and his face was covered with murals across the United States: Since his death, George Floyd Know more about police violence and racism on United States.
In his words, “Dad changed the world.” His six-year-old daughter Gianna Floyd (Gianna Floyd) summed up the paradox of the tragic ending, which morally resolved the supreme white American The argument of the supremacist.
May 25, 2020, at Minneapolis, The 46-year-old African American passed away Choking below the knee A white policeman Derek Chauvin, Its three-week trial just ended in Minnesota, the same city in the northern United States.
Despite his height of 1.90 meters, Floyd’s relatives still regarded Floyd as a man who advocated peace, sports, and love for God, despite his troubles with the law and addiction.
The mother he wept for when he died moved to Houston He was born shortly after he was born in North Carolina in 1973. He grew up in a slum in downtown Houston, in a predominantly black neighborhood.
Her cousin Shareeduh Tate said: “We don’t have much, but we always get along with each other.”
At Jake Yates High School, he served as the older brother of many children in the area. “He taught us to be men,” said his brother Philonise Floyd.
Shine on football with basketball, The sport chosen by the university. Philonise said: “On the court, he is a monster, but in life, when he talks to people, he is a gentle giant.”
During this period judgmentHer partner Courtney Ross lived for three years until her death, and she told through tears how he used “his deep and hoarse voice” to seduce her.
He also confided in the dark side of their relationship: his addiction. He said: “This is a classic story because people rely on opioids for chronic pain. In my case, it’s on the neck, on his back, on the back.”
Throughout the trial, Freud Very united. During this process, family members are in court every day.
Floyd did not finish college and eventually returned to Houston to support his family.In the 1990s, he participated in the hip-hop festival Houston He had some success under the name “Big Floyd.”
But he didn’t escape violence The devastating Houston at the time. He was convicted of robbery, trafficking and drug use and was imprisoned in the late 2000s.
After four years in prison, he turned to God for help and became a charming pastor living in a church near his home.
Unable to find a stable job, Floyd went to Minnesota in 2014, according to his brother’s statement, “changed the situation” and financially helped his newly-born third daughter Gianna (Gianna). )’S mother.