GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- Grand Junction Black Lives Matter, Western Slope Mutual Aid and West Slope Anti-Racist Action hosted a candlelight vigil to stand in solidarity for George Floyd.
George Floyd is an African American man who recently died in the custody of the Minneapolis police.
George Floyd’s last words were “I can’t breathe,” as a police officer knelt on his neck for more than 8 minutes. The beginning of the Vigil, the crowd was silent for 8 minutes, due to the incident.
The protest brought 560 people to the Grand Junction Federal Building.