Gianna Floyd, the daughter of George Floyd, shared a heartfelt message on Instagram on Father’s Day, for her dad that had recently been killed by police. 

She shared a picture of a polaroid photograph of herself as a baby being held by George next to a pink unicorn stuffed animal. She wrote, “Happy Fathers Day in Heaven Daddy…”

Gianna had also shared an interview that she had where she spoke about her father. She said, “When I was a little baby, dad would do everything for me. Like change my diaper and feed me all of the time and put me to bed. When it was time for my birthday to happen, when I was a baby and it was time for my birthday, he would take me to Chuck E. Cheese and he would let me play all the games… He was strong and good and good to me. And he was fun. And he’s always going to be fun.”

Gianna has been using Instagram to share memories that she has with George as well as thank others for the support she has been receiving during the wake of her father’s death. On June 13 Gianna thanked Barbra Streisand for giving her Disney stock and two of her albums. Gianna said, “Thank You @barbrastreisand for my package, I am now a Disney Stockholder thanks to you.”

George died in police custody after an officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. His death sparked a social outrage with protests and sparked interest in the Black Lives Matter movement occurring across the country. 

Derek Chauvin, the officer who kneeled on George’s neck, has been charged with second-degree murder and the other officers present Thomas Lane, Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng have been charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter.

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