The Floyd family met Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House on Tuesday. During this time George Floyd was remembered.
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US President Joe Biden met with the family of black American citizen George Floyd in the White House privately. During this time, Biden said that the bitter truth is that racism has kept us apart for a long time. At the same time, in the city of Minneapolis where Floyd was killed, people kept a few moments of silence on the first anniversary of Floyd’s murder.
The Floyd family met Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House on Tuesday. During this time George Floyd was remembered and the law made about the police was emphasized. Floyd’s brother Philonis said after meeting Biden that everything that happened to my brother is a memory of that. He described Biden as a true man. The Floyd family met the President-Vice President privately.
The president fed Floyd’s daughter ice cream
George Floyd’s nephew Brandon Williams said that Biden told us that he wants the law to be brought to the police to be meaningful and that it upholds George’s legacy. Williams said that Biden expressed concern about how the family is now living. During the meeting, Biden took time out to play with George Floyd’s younger daughter, Joanna. The president fed Jiana with ice cream and chips.
A fair was organized in memory of Floyd
On the first anniversary of the assassination of black George Floyd by a white police officer, people in the city of Minneapolis kept a few moments of silence. At the same time, at the intersection where this incident took place, people organized a fair in memory of Floyd. Floyd’s sister Brigitte and other family members, along with Mayor Jacob Frey, others, local residents and activists kept silence in a park at one o’clock in the afternoon.
Floyd will get justice only when racism ends
Democratic Governor Tim Walge set an afternoon for silence. He said that Floyd will get right justice only when this organized racism is over. Brigitte told the people, it was a disturbing year, a very long year. They said, but we cut it. People say that with the above, anything is possible and I believe in this form of God… Today everyone is getting love. Love is also here and George is also here.
The court will sentence the culprits on 25 June
Significantly, in 2020, the then police white officer Derek Chauvin stabbed his throat with a knee for about nine-ten minutes after he dropped 46-year-old Black Floyd to the ground. He died due to this. Derek has been convicted of murder in this case and the court is scheduled to pronounce the sentence on 25 June. At the same time, the other three accused former officers are still under trial.
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