Terrence Floyd, younger brother of George Floyd who recently died in police custody, has condemned all of the violent protests occurring around the country in a video, stating that his brother stood for peace.
In an interview with ABC News, Terrence reflected on the legacy of his brother, referring to him as a “gentle giant’” and someone “all about positivity.”
Terrence has traveled from his New York home to the site in Minneapolis where his brother was killed, to “feel his brother’s spirit” and “connect with him again,” he said in an interview with Good Morning America.
As the nation braces for another day of protests that have taken place from San Francisco to Boston and in most cases turning violent along with looting, buildings set on fire and vandalism, Terrence replied, “all of this is not necessary.”
“That’s not what my brother was about, “ Terrence said, describing his brother as a “peaceful motivator.”
Terrence encouraged protestors to “channel their anger elsewhere” and “make a change another way” because the protests are “overshadowing what is going on” for his family and the country.
According to Terrence, George “would want us to seek justice the way we are, the way we’re trying to do.”
Terrence has said that he wants Chauvin, the police officer who kneeled on his brother’s neck, to be charged with first degree murder and that the other officers should be charged for their involvement as well.