HRC Toledo hosts memorial for George Floyd
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Human Relations Commission of Toledo hosted a memorial for George Floyd on Sunday in front of a mural in his honor.
It’s a part of its “Toledo, Take a Breath” initiative, encouraging residents to reflect on their emotional well-being and spread hope through the community.
Community members were invited to bring candles or flowers to mourn the loss of George Floyd, killed by a former Minneapolis police officer last May, and other victims of police brutality. The ceremony comes just days after a jury found Derek Chauvin guilty of Floyd’s murder.
HRC said the memorial is a chance for the community to have a safe space for people to reflect and remember.
It’s being held in front of the George Floyd mural near the intersection of Summit and Lagrange in Toledo until 3:00 p.m.
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