MINNEAPOLIS / AP — The street where George Floyd took his last breaths will host an outdoor festival on the one-year history of his death, complete with food, children’s activities and a long list of music performances.
“We’re going to be turning mourning into dancing,” rapper Nur-D tweeted. “We’re going to be celebrating 365 days of strength in the face of injustice.”
Floyd, 46, who was Black, died on Memorial Day 2020 after ex-Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck, pinning him to the ground for 9 1/2 minutes. Chauvin, who is white, was convicted...