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Tiger Stadium lit in crimson and gold to pay tribute to George Floyd

2 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, June 09 2020 Jun 9, 2020 June 09, 2020 9:37 AM June 09, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - On Monday night Tiger Stadium paid tribute to the late George Floyd.

The stadium was lit in crimson and gold, his high school's colors. 

On Tuesday morning, the university tweeted, "We honor the life of George Floyd. #BlackLivesMatter" 

Floyd was killed by a Minnesota Police Officer who has since been arrested and charged with murder.

His murder, the latest in a series of similar killings of African Americans at the hands of law enforcement officials, led to public outcry for racial equality. 

Since Floyd's death, citizens across the globe have organized demonstrations and protests in support of racial equality.  

Floyd will be buried Tuesday, June 9 in Houston, Texas. 

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