Black girls and supporters surf around the world to honor George Floyd

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From California to Indonesia, Australia and Senegal, black girls and supporters floated on surfboards on Friday to pay tribute to George Floyd, the black man whose death in U.S. police custody has sparked protests worldwide.

A boy holds a rose as he watches surfers at The Black Girls Surf paddle-out in memory of George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis police custody, in Santa Monica, California, U.S., June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

In Santa Monica, California, about 200 surfers of various ages and races gathered under cloudy skies on a stretch of beach once known as Inkwell Beach, a place where black Californians sought an oceanfront refuge in the 20th century. The surfers waded into the water for a paddle out, a traditional Hawaiian ceremony to celebrate the life of someone who has died. About 200 yards offshore, they held a moment of silence while floating on their boards in a large circle, and placed yellow, pink and red flowers in the water.


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No more going back home to give grandma corona

George Carlin was spot on Re American society

George Floyd was sentenced to five years in prison in 2009 for an assault and robbery committed two years earlier. Even before that, he had been convicted of a range of charges from armed robbery to drug possession, the Daily Mail reported.

Ladies, what's about this bloody, cruel war in Yemen? Not one word about the killed babies and kids? Not one?

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That’s why I love my surfers✌️✊SurfersRock

Why nobody talks about others? Faster floyd 10 more died

No tribute to victims of black on black killings ... especially the children? BLM is a joke if they don’t recognize the innocent lives lost by their own.

quelle bande de cretins !

People around the world are done with all the unnecessary violence. Its a new day.

No tribute for David Dorn who lost his life to a looter, but going to honor a man who threatened a pregnant black woman with a gun (Australians are antigun advocates & hate abusive men).


'Foodstamps for Crack Matter' is much more better!


realDonaldTrump the world is against you. You’re a failure.

Does culture takes a few generations to change? Racism lasts for more than a millennia and we can find it on all sides. What will come after the hype surrounding this subject?

George Floyd was a large man, a known violent criminal to the police. This doesn’t justify the officer ignoring his pleas that he couldn’t breathe, whether he thought them true or not.

Watch out for sharks

100% brainwashed/virtue signaling/white guilt

Yeah... otherwise they’d be banned from going to the beach because of COVID

I don't think so

Can someone tell me why George Floyd was a good man? I get the police acted unlawfully. I get he was killed unlawfully, but I don’t get why we celebrate a career criminal high on drugs and make him some sort of role model. Surely we can find a better?

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Dang i thought beeches were closed to EVERYONE. Now I see what's happening.

reuters 'Solidarity in Surfing' events in more than 100 locations were organized by Black Girls Surf. The group was founded in 2014 to teach the sport to girls of color aged 5 to 17. In Santa Monica, California, about 200 surfers gathered under cloudy (1/2)

Are they going to circumnavigate? 😃

Protest by land, protest by sea, as long as you’re PROTESTING. Don’t let us lose this momentum. Your voice is your biggest weapon against a tyrant. Use it. Justice SayTheirNames BlackLivesMatter

I’m sorry but ‘honouring’ is not the word I would use for a violent criminal. The hypocrisy is mind blowing DavidDorn

Good thing it wasn't a paddleboat. Peddling those things by yourself apparently get you arrested there to prevent you from catching coronavirus. Maybe because it's a protest they can't catch the virus.

2 boxes ticked, eh? When will people wake up and see that there are deliberate attempts to divide humanity. A divided population is easier to control.

I take a ride on my motorbike everyday to honor Bonny & Clyde

The Washington Post earlier said that black people feared for their lives when they went to the beach to swim, so how is this possible

I'm going to relax on the beach to honor George Floyd tomorrow

No sense

whats the biggest problem with US as of now? Corona or black?


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