Speaking at his funeral, niece of George Floyd Brooke Williams asked “When has America ever been great?”
As long as I’m breathing, justice will be served for Perry. That officer showed no remorse while watching my uncle’s soul leave his body. He begged and pleaded many times just for you to get up, but you just pushed harder. Why must the system be corrupt and broken?Someone said, ‘Make America Great Again,’ but when has America ever been great?
George Floyd’s niece at funeral: “Someone said, ‘Make America great again.’ But when has America ever been great?” pic.twitter.com/5TxLIj8VJb
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 9, 2020
Per TheGuardian, Floyd, who was killed in police custody late last month, is now on his way to his final resting place.
He will be buried alongside his mother, who he called out for while a police officer kept his knee on Floyd’s neck.