Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter Gianna, was speaking at a press conference earlier in Minneapolis.
“Gianna does not have a father,” she said.
“He will never see her grow up, graduate, he will never walk her down the aisle. If there’s a problem she’s having and she needs her dad, she doesn’t have that anymore.
“I’m here for my baby and I’m here for George because I want justice for him. I want justice for him because he was good no matter what anyone thinks.”
Pointing to her daughter, she added: “This is the proof that he was a good man.”
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Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter Gianna, says “I want justice for him”
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Former NBA player Stephen Jackson, who was a friend of George Floyd’s, also spoke, saying: “We need justice”.
“Why do we have to see a daughter being raised without her father,” he added.