Remembering 'gentle giant' George Floyd: 'He was a loving person and he loved his daughter' | News24

George Floyd, the unarmed black man who suffocated under the knee of a police officer in the US city of Minneapolis, has been described as 'a loving person' and a devoted father who worked hard to support his family.

2020-06-01 11:18:00 AM

George Floyd, the unarmed black man who suffocated under the knee of a police officer in the US city of Minneapolis, has been described as 'a loving person' and a devoted father who worked hard to support his family.

George Floyd, the unarmed black man who suffocated under the knee of a police officer in the US city of Minneapolis, has been described as 'a loving person' and a devoted father who worked hard to support his family.

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Long live Mhsrip Rest African American giant till we meet again 💪 Sue state Can you put the same energy in reporting those who were murdered by the SAPS/SANDF in your country aaai suka Seriously we need to unfollow this account 💔🤞🏻 Every dead person is loving.

IN PICTURES: Protests flare around US over George Floyd killingThe sometimes violent demonstrations hit cities from New York to Atlanta in a tide of anger over the treatment of minorities by law enforcement. It’s bad and it’s uncontrollable it’s abt time President trump goes over there and calm the situation the Americans are so angry that they have even forgotten about the Corona thing... surely even the Corona is confused af right now. 😬 If you want to Say ' But destroying property does not solve anything ' I want to tell you to STFU. i want to ask you this question ' What is the right way for Black People to get the message across in America? What is the Right way for Them

Kaepernick helps start defence fund for arrested Floyd protestersFormer NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has helped start a fund to provide defense lawyers for those who are arrested in Minneapolis protesting the police killing of George Floyd. YES!

WATCH: Rioters destroy Mercedes dealership in anger at George Floyd’s deathViolent protests erupted across the United States late Friday over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police, with murder charges laid against a Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger. It is first the Jews and Greeks, the blacks the Russians will be the last ones to be rattled. The swastika has been raised.

Trump tweets, Biden leads as the US rages over George Floyd's deathAs Minneapolis burned, and a nation raged over the senseless killing of George Floyd, US President Donald Trump was markedly absent, leaving Joe Biden to step up and address the crisis. GeorgeFloyd JusticeForGeorgeFloyd Biden's dementia will give us 4 years of merriment 🤣

WATCH | 'Am I next?' Tennis phenom Gauff upset by George Floyd's deathGauff, a 16-year-old African American, posted a TikTok video on her Twitter feed, juxtaposing an image of herself clad in a black hoodie with photos of Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin and others. You might be next if you resist arrest and have an extensive criminal record, if you do or have neither, you will be fine She is so pity full.

WATCH: Rioters destroy Mercedes dealership in anger at George Floyd’s deathViolent protests erupted across the United States late Friday over the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of police, with murder charges laid against a Minneapolis officer failing to quell seething anger. It is first the Jews and Greeks, the blacks the Russians will be the last ones to be rattled. The swastika has been raised.