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MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 03: Graffiti artist Akse spray paints a mural of George Floyd in Manchester's northern quarter on June 03, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. The death of an African-American man, George Floyd, while in the custody of Minneapolis police has sparked protests across the United States, as well as demonstrations of solidarity in many countries around the world. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

George Floyd would have celebrated his 47th birthday today, October 14. In honor of Floyd, his family has been hitting the streets, pushing for people to ” be the change” by encouraging them to register to vote.

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Public Memorial For George Floyd Held In Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS – JUNE 08: Joshua Broussard kneels in front of a memorial and mural that honors George Floyd at the Scott Food Mart corner store in Houston’s Third Ward where Mr. Floyd grew up on June 8, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The funeral and burial for George Floyd will be held June 9. Floyd died on May 25th while in Minneapolis police custody, sparking nationwide protests. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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George’s brother told TMZ, the family wants to thank everyone for their support so far, and they’re hoping citizens vote in large numbers between now and Nov. 3.
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Powerful Photos From George Floyd Protests All Over The World

 

 

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