(DEVELOPING STORY) It has been a tough and trying year, from coronavirus to the presidential election and the murder of George Floyd, which took place one year ago today. Following the murder of Floyd, mass protests and waves of activism surged throughout the United States. From New York to Los Angeles, citizens are using their voice to promote change and celebrities are joining them as the nation marks the one year anniversary of the murder.
Across the country, you'll find mass events occurring to mark the day. Celebs and organizations are joining the conversation today through social media.
Los Angeles Lakers
https://t.co/jr6zNakie3— Los Angeles Lakers (@Los Angeles Lakers)1621958401.0
It’s been a year since those horrifying 8 minutes and 46 seconds stole George Floyd’s life. Today, I am thinking of… https://t.co/L9VAKm3Svv— Michelle Obama (@Michelle Obama)1621956677.0
A year ago today we didn’t know his name, but now it’s forever etched in our consciousness: #GeorgeFloyd. (🎨:… https://t.co/G9WTvT9w0F— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah Winfrey)1621950460.0
The 1 year anniversary of #GeorgeFloyd’s murder is a reminder that for some, the issue became clear 1 year ago. For… https://t.co/7uJeuozUBn— kerry washington (@kerry washington)1621956628.0
George Floyd 🖤 https://t.co/2BZDrJKEK0— Minnesota Vikings (@Minnesota Vikings)1621948606.0
A year after the murder of George Floyd, we have done little to stop it from happening again. Please support these… https://t.co/2N5QSVema7— Jimmy Kimmel (@Jimmy Kimmel)1621949258.0
One year later, we are a very different nation. Much has changed, & then I know so little has. We are not where we… https://t.co/dzPId3lnGf— Maria Shriver (@Maria Shriver)1621959951.0
On the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death, we are thinking of his friends and family today and will use our platform to advance equality for all.
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