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George Floyd’s Funeral: Joe Biden Eulogizes Slain Black American [VIDEO]

The presidential candidate's recorded eulogy was played at the event.
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had some powerful words to say at ’s funeral which took place at the Fountain of Praise in Houston, Texas on Tuesday, June 9, 2020.

Joe Biden promises to make things different once he enters the White House
Joe Biden promises to make things different once he enters the White House

The former vice-president talked about how Floyd’s death has led to a call for racial equality and police reform across the nation, mentioning his daughter, 6-year-old Gianna, who is missing an important part of her life.

His words:

We can’t turn away. We must not turn away. We cannot leave this moment thinking we can once again turn away from the racism that stings at our very soul, from systemic abuse that still plagues American life.

As I have said to you [The Floyd family] privately, we know. We know you will never feel the same again. Unlike most, you must grieve in public. It is a burden. A burden that is now your purpose to change the world for the better in the name of George Floyd.”

Biden pays his last respects to George Floyd
Biden pays his last respects to George Floyd
Biden meets with George Floyd's family
Biden meets with George Floyd’s family

Speaking directly to Gianna, Biden said:

 I know you have a lot of questions, honey. No child should have to ask questions that too many black children have had to ask for generations: ‘Why? Why is daddy gone?’”

George Floyd's daughter, Gianna
George Floyd’s daughter, Gianna, and her mother
Gianna in the arms of her father, George Floyd
Gianna in the arms of her father, George Floyd

See the video of his speech below:

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