The City of Minneapolis agreed on Friday to pay $27 million to the family of George Floyd, the Black man whose death set off months of protests after a video showed a white police officer kneeling on his neck.
In 2020, the MFF received around $40m (£28.2m) in global donations. They say they've spent around $19m of that so far.
MinneapolisIt is named after George Floyd, a Black man who was murdered there by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on May 25, 2020. The streetway and memorial site is centered at the 38th and Chicago intersection. Intersection location in Minneapolis.
A memorial to George Floyd in south Minneapolis, Minnesota, is not being dismantled, despite concerns after work vehicles were seen at the site early Thursday.
The family of the late George Floyd announced on Tuesday that it is offering $500,000 from the $27 million settlement with the city of Minneapolis to create the George Floyd Community Benevolence Fund to help businesses near the block where Floyd died one year ago.
America's Food FundApril. America's Food Fund becomes the largest GoFundMe of all time, raising over $44 million to help people struggling with food insecurity due to COVID-19.
A George Floyd mural in Toledo, Ohio, was reportedly struck by lightning last week, and now, the mural's artist is raising money to create an even bigger mural. The Toledo mural was created nearly a year ago to honor the memory of the Minneapolis man who was murdered in police custody.
The George Floyd Square occupied protest is centered at the intersection of East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States and features several makeshift memorials and street art.
Protests began as a response to the murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, on May 25, 2020, after Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd's neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds as three other officers assisted during an arrest.
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It was unanimously approved by the Minneapolis City Council. A $27 million settlement to the family of George Floyd has been unanimously approved by Minneapolis' City Council.
$27 millionThe money for the fund is coming from a record $27 million settlement paid to the family of George Floyd by the city of Minneapolis.
Floyd MayweatherFloyd Mayweather will pay for the funeral services for George Floyd, according to a Mayweather representative. Floyd, who was black, died last week in Minneapolis after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, kneeled on his neck for more than eight minutes.
Disney shareholderBarbra Streisand has made George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter a Disney shareholder. (CNN) George Floyd's six-year-old daughter is officially a Disney shareholder, thanks to Barbra Streisand.