Six facts you probably didn’t know about George ‘Gentle Giant’ Floyd

George Floyd and Stephen Jackson share striking resemblance and often referred to each other as 'twin'. Both men grew up in Texas_Photo: The New York Times || The Sun

The name George Floyd has become synonymous with protests. The unarmed black man was killed on May 25, 2020, in the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis, Minnesota by police officer, Derek Chauvin.

Since his death, blacks across the globe have reignited the call for equality in the justice system in the U.S. While the conversation has been switched towards a systematic deficiency affecting blacks, Floyd’s family continue to mourn a man best described as ‘loving’.

In commemoration of his death, we bring you six facts you probably didn’t know about Floyd.

Last Edited by:Kent Mensah Updated: June 3, 2020


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