Nation Honors Life and Memory of George Floyd


Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, listens as members of the Floyd family speak with reporters after meeting with President Joe Biden at the White House, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Tributes around the country honoring the life and memory of George Floyd, killed one year ago today by a former Minneapolis Police officer.

In New York City, Rev. Al Sharpton called for new police reform legislation at a press conference. In Washington, DC, the Floyd family met with President Biden and Vice President Harris, where the President expressed his disappointment the George Floyd Justice & Policing act has not yet passed.

Over the weekend, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) said they are going to continue pressing and are confident they can present a bill which pass all three branches of government.

Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, speaks as he and members of the Floyd family meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., in the Rayburn Room of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, and her mother Roxie Washington, stand at left. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

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