Wednesday, June 17, 2020

George Floyd: 15 photos from emotional funeral service attended by thousands, celebrities .

The final funeral service for George Floyd was held at The Fountain of Praise Church hours before his burial in Houston, US 

 Numerous celebrities attended the service and presidential candidate Joe Biden spoke at the event via video conference 
 Floyd’s death in police custody in Minneapolis last month sparked historic anti-racism protests across the US and caused global outrage 
 The African-American died of asphyxiation minutes after a white police office knelt on his neck during an arrest
 The funeral service for George Floyd was held in Houston, Texas, at The Fountain of Praise Church on Tuesday, June 9, the city that he called home. Thousands of mourners including family members, long time friends and celebrities came to pay their last respect even as protests went on in several other areas. 

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