On the spot where George Floyd died, his brother urges calm

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An emotional Terrence Floyd is comforted as he sits at the spot at the intersection of 38th Street and Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Monday, June 1, where his brother George Floyd encountered police and died while in their custody, May 25. AP photo/Bebeto Matthews photo
Aaron Morrison The Associated Press George Floyd’s brother pleaded for peace in the streets Monday, June 1, saying destruction is “not going to bring my brother back at all.” Terrence Floyd’s emotional plea came as the United States braced for another night of violence in response to Floyd’s killing a week ago. Chants of “What’s his name? George Floyd!” filled the air as a large crowd gathered at the spot where the black man who became the latest symbol of racial injustice in America lay handcuffed and dying as a white police officer pressed his knee into his neck. Wearing a face mask with Floyd’s image on it, his brother dropped to his knees at the storefront that has been turned into a memorial covered with flowers and signs. As he kneeled silently, many
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