George Floyd’s Family Speaks Out as Police Brutality Protests Continue Across the U.S.

Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter, made her first public comments since Floyd died while in police custody in Minneapolis. “If there’s a problem she’s having and she needs her dad, she does not have that anymore,” she said in Houston on Tuesday, June 2.

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In This Story: George Floyd

George Floyd was an African-American man who died on 25th May 2020 in Powderhorn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, following police arrest. Video recording by a witness, showing Floyd repeating “Please”, “I can’t breathe”, and “Don’t kill me”, was widely circulated on social media platforms and broadcast by media. The incident led to widespread protests across the United States.

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