Events marking the second anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd


The killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police two years ago sparked racial reckoning in Minnesota and across the country. Here is a list of scheduled events marking the second anniversary of Floyd’s death:

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Second Annual Race Calculation Assembly Day for City of Minneapolis Employees. Public Service Building, 1st Floor Conference Room 100, 505 Fourth Ave. S., Minneapolis. Employees are encouraged to join their colleagues in sharing experiences and testimonies and acknowledging the historical harms suffered by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian and communities of color.

5 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Gathering for the birthday of George Floyd Angel. Minnesota Governor’s Residence, 1006 Summit Av., Saint Paul. Gathering organized by several community groups.

7 p.m. — A time of memory and renewal, Catholic community of Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc. 4537 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis. Including quiet time, conversation, prayer and song to reflect on the past two years and the future.

7 p.m. – A George Perry Floyd Square memorial street sign will be unveiled at 38th and Chicago.

8 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Angelversary Candlelight Vigil at the Say Their Names Memorial, E 37th St. and Columbus Av. S., Minneapolis. Join the guardians of George Floyd Square. Bring your candle or candles will be provided.

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