Thousands gathered in Houston, Texas, Tuesday to bid a final farewell to George Floyd — the man whose last moments sparked outrage and protests across the country.
In the two weeks since Floyd’s death, tens of thousands flooded the streets across the US decrying police brutality and demanding lasting change. Floyd’s friends and loved ones say they hope his funeral isn’t the end — but instead marks the beginning of that widespread call for change
Jonathan Veal, Floyd’s longtime friend, told CNN’s Don Lemon Tuesday night the two talked about the impact they wanted to make on their world and added Floyd had once said, “I want to touch the world.”
Photos and videos from the scene has friends and families in a solemn mood as the coffin containing George Floyd’s corpse was carried away by pall bearers in dancing steps. Videos and photos below and follow us for more.