George Floyd was remembered during a memorial service on Thursday, June 4.
The gathering was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary at North Central University. Rev. Jerry McAfee read a bible scripture, while a prayer was led by Dr. Scott Hagen, the president of North Central University
Kevin Hart, Ludacris, T.I Tiffany Haddish, Martin Luther King III, Tyrese, Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar, Rev. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson and Master P. were among those in attendance.
Hoke County Sheriff Hubert Peterkin confirmed on Tuesday, June 2, that Floyd will be honored in another service held at the Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina, on Saturday, June 6.
The funeral will begin with a public viewing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., followed by a private service for family only starting at 3 p.m. All attendees are asked to wear face masks and refrain from protesting