The shocking death of George Floyd has sparked international discourse about racial injustice and, more specifically, the unfair treatment of Black people.
As widely reported, Floyd was unarmed when he was reprimanded by Minnesota police; an encounter that saw him lose his life when officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for almost nine minutes.
The entire incident was caught on camera and has lit the match amongst about the necessity of the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Today, Floyd is being laid to rest in Houston.
Names in attendance include: Mayor Sylvester Turner, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Rev. Al Sharpton, Attorney Benjamin Crump, Slim Thug, Leela James, Paul Wall, Floyd Mayweather, Congressman Al Green, and Bishop James Dixon.
The event is being broadcast live worldwide. Watch below…