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Hundreds Gather at a Memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis

NYTimes.com Thursday, 4 June 2020
The Rev. Al Sharpton was to deliver the eulogy in a memorial that was to be followed in coming days by events in Mr. Floyd’s memory in North Carolina and Texas.
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The memorial service for George Floyd was held at the North Central University's sanctuary Thursday afternoon. In this segment, prayer and bible readings are heard, a scholarship is announced, as well as a musical performance. (14:18) WCCO 4 News - June 4, 2020

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