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Jackson referred to Floyd as his twin in the days following the 46-year-old's death in May 2020.

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22.5 years, in the murder of George Floyd. News One reports that Chauvin has been found responsible in the death of Floyd and he will receive a harsher sentence. Social media users are met with many emotions watching the hearing this afternoon. 

Prosecutors recommended Chauvin receive a 30-year sentence, which would be the maximum sentence levied against a former Minneapolis police officer after he was found guilty of George Floyd's death on April 20.

Marking the one-year anniversary of Floyd's death Darnella wrote a lengthy Facebook tribute to Floyd, summarizing her thoughts on the year that changed everything and the loss of her innocence.

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One year after the murder of George Floyd, his story lives on through art.

This week our country witnessed history in the form of the George Floyd murder trial. Both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have confirmed there is more work to be done.

The weeks long trial had captivated America as Minneapolis braced for a verdict in a death which shook up the globe.

With the help of rapper, Lil Baby and George Floyd's best friend, Stephen Jackson, Atlanta restaurant owners Ericka and William Platt of Restaurant Ten give Gianna Floyd a birthday to remember. This is the first birthday she would celebrate without her father, George Floyd.

The teen who filmed George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police officers in May was presented the 2020 PEN/Benenson Courage Award after her footage touched the hearts of the nation and sparked protests across the country.

Floyd played football and basketball at Yates, excelling at tight end. He was a member of the 1992 Yates team that went 13-2-1 before losing to Temple in the Class 5A Division II state title game.

On Tuesday (Oct 27) PEN America announced they were honoring 17-year-old Darnella Frazier with the 2020 PEN/Beneson Award.