A private memorial service was held yesterday 4th June, in Minneapolis in honor of George Floyd,who died after a white police officer pinned him to the ground with his knee on his neck for nearly nine minutes.
The memorial was held at the Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University, located about 3 miles north of the intersection where George was arrested.
Another memorial service is scheduled for Saturday in Raeford, N.C., where Floyd was born, while on Tuesday, a funeral will be held in Houston, where he lived much of his life until he moved to Minneapolis.
Those that was in attendance are Gov. Tim Walz, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, of Minneapolis, civil rights leaders Martin Luther King III, and Rev. Jesse Jackson among many others.
T.I. and his wife Tiny alongside Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Will Packer, Master P, and Marsai Martin are among the stars at the memorial service.