The emotional lady said she wanted everyone to know that Gianna was denied the chance of ever seeing her father again and the late would never see her grow up and graduate school. George Floyd's friend and former National Basketball Association player Stephen Jackson too joined Roxie and her daughter Gianna at the news conference. At the end of the day, they get to go home and be with their families. "Gianna doesn't have a father". I couldn't believe that somebody was doing him like that.
"There's a lot of stuff you said that he's gonna miss - that I'm gonna be there for". He will never see her walk down the aisle. I mean, that was his baby. I want justice for him 'cause he was good.
Protesters gather to protest the death of George Floyd at Foley Square, Tuesday, June 2, 2020, in NY. Calling Floyd his twin, Jackson warmly captioned a post featuring a picture of him with GiGi, "Don't worry Twin on my soul I got GiGi".
A 46-year-old restaurant worker, George Floyd, died in police custody when a Minneapolis officer horrifically kneeled on his neck after pinning him shirtless on the road.
Protests continued across the USA last night, with curfews imposed in around 40 cities.
George and Gianna Floyd via REUTERS
"He was a good man", Washington said through tears.
Around 1,600 US Army troops have been deployed to the area; however, a Pentagon spokesman said they are "not participating in defence support to civil authority operations".
A demonstrator holds up a sign during a protest in Chicago, 01-06-2020.
Other marches took place in Seattle, Portland, Miami, Houston, Columbia and Los Angeles.
Darnella Frazier, a 17-year-old black teenager, was the person who recorded the video that went viral and saw protests against police brutality and systemic racism erupt across the country.