George Floyd, Whose Death Energized a Movement, To Be Buried

His funeral will be private. Some 6,000 people attended a public memorial service in Houston, where he grew up.

  • Published 9 June 2020

[template id="245201"] HOUSTON (AP) — The black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage. George Floyd, who was 46 when he was killed, will be laid to rest next to his mother. On May 25, as a white Minneapolis officer pressed a knee on Floyd's neck, the dying man cried out for his mother. His funeral will be private.… Read at AP News