George Floyd’s brother, Philonise Floyd, asked the US House Judiciary Committee to teach police ‘that necessary force should be used rarely and only when life is at risk’ [Michael Reynolds/Pool via Reuters]
A still-grieving Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, testified on Wednesday before the United States Congress in support of police reforms proposed by Democratic politicians.
“I’m tired. I’m tired of pain, the pain you feel when you watch your big brother – who you looked up to your whole life – die, begging for his mom,” Floyd said.
“He did not deserve to die over 20 dollars. Is that what a Black man’s life is worth?” Floyd asked, as he called for justice for his late brother – whom friends