Photos from the final service burial of George Floyd in Huston
Family and friends of George Floyd gathered in his hometown of Houston, Texas, on Tuesday to pay their last respects to the 46-year-old at his final funeral service which is taking place at the Fountain of Praise church.
Rev. Al Sharpton led the family of George Floyd into the sanctuary, as several police officers from Texas Southern University stood guard at the entrance, wearing face masks printed with Floyd’s dying words. ( “I can’t breathe”).
Among the guests at the funeral service are Sylvester Turner, Houston’s mayor, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, Houston Texans player J.J. Watt, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Jamie Foxx, Ne-Yo, Channing Tatum , and Floyd Mayweather, the boxer, who covered the family’s funeral costs.