Relatives were dressed in white.
In Texas (USA) 9 Jun buried the African-American George Floyd, who died as a result of detention police officer. A farewell ceremony was held in the Church The Fountain of Praise in the hometown of the deceased – the Houston Chronicle reports.info with reference to Browser.
Relatives came to say goodbye to him in white raiment, and the Golden coffin with the body of Floyd was taken to a cemetery Houston Memorial Gardens in Pearland on a white hearse drawn by horses.
Farewell speech at the ceremony said the activist for the civil rights movement, Baptist Minister and former adviser to the White house under former President Barack Obama Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr.
Also made by former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Democratic party, Joe Biden, the mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, members of the U.S. house of representatives al green and Sheila Jackson Lee, Texas Governor Greg Abbott.
“George Floyd did not die in vain. His life will become a living legacy that reflects how America and Texas responded to this tragedy,” said Greg Abbott in an interview with reporters.
The Church funeral drew a large floral arrangement of white roses, which formed the letters of the BLM, meaning Black Lives Matters (black lives mattered).
Золотой гроб в белом катафалке, запряженном белыми лошадьми: В США прошли похороны Джорджа Флойда pic.twitter.com/9TwWRqydbI
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