George Floyd laid to Rest in Houston

Kunjan Ahluwalia 

“I can’t breathe, please, my stomach hurts, everything hurts. Mama!” was the last cries of George Floyd who was inhumanly brutalized by Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis Police Department officer on May 25th. 

George Floyd Laid to Rest
George Floyd Laid to Rest in Houston

The mortal remains of George Floyd laid to rest in Houston on June 9th. He was the man whose tragic assault and death escalated the #BlackLivesMatter movement around the world. The four-hour funeral service was aired live on many U.S. television channels from a church in George Floyd Laid childhood abode of Houston, family members, clergy, and politicians encouraged Americans to let the anti-racist rage burning. The work provides Reliable and Relevant News.

As numerous supporters mourned the loss, television commentator, and civil rights activist, Rev. Al Sharpton’s eulogy tore the hearts further. Sharpton said, “God took the rejected stone and made him the cornerstone of a movement that is going to change the whole wide world.” The family member recalled how George Floyd was affectionately known as “Big Floyd”. 

Sharpton went on to announce a march led by the grieving family in Washington being organized for August 28, to on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech given by Martin Luther King Jr.

As for the murderous policeman who knelt on George Floyd’s neck for almost nine minutes, he was bailed out on Monday, 8th June. He was charged for second-degree murder. 

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