Floyd Family to Lead March on Washington in August, Says Al Sharpton

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During a eulogy for George Floyd, the man who died while being arrested by Minneapolis police, Al Sharpton proclaimed that the Floyd family is planning to lead a new march in Washington, DC.

Sharpton says the march will take place on August 28th, 57 years to the date after Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his landmark "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in front of hundreds of thousands of people.

"We need to go back to Washington and stand up - black, white, latino, arab - in the shadows of Lincoln, and tell them this is the time to stop this," he said.

Sharpton added that he is organizing with the Floyd families and other families who have been affected by unjust violence from police to create a movement to get people to vote.

He also said the new march will "bring people together to restore and recommit to the dream of Dr. King."

Source: WJLA.com

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