George Floyd: a Timeline of the Movement for Justice Sparked by His Death
June 23, 2020
George Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020 set into motion a national movement. It started when police officers in Minneapolis were called to a store that reported someone may have used a counterfeit $20 bill. Police found 46-year-old Floyd sitting in his car outside the store and arrested him. Officer Derek Chauvin puts his knee on Floyd’s neck as Floyd pleads for his life. Floyd loses consciousness and dies. Here is what has happened since that fateful day.