It's been one year since George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
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To millions around the world, the final minutes of Floyd’s life, captured on a shaky smartphone video, reflected decades of police brutality against Black and brown citizens and unleashed global protests calling for racial justice. The police were called out to investigate a report that Floyd allegedly used a counterfeit $20 bill to pay for cigarettes. Floyd's family shares their stories about the man they remember.
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