What Do You Tell Your Children About George Floyd?

Start talking to your kids about race

Uju Asika
Uju Asika
Jun 3, 2020 · 6 min read
George Floyd being carried by his mother. Image via Shaun King.

He was calling for his mother, they say. While that officer knelt on his neck and crushed the life out of him, George Floyd cried out for his mum. Floyd was close to his mother and her death two years previously had devastated him. Some say perhaps he saw his mother’s spirit in his final hours as she came to claim…