One of the main candidates in the upcoming US presidential election will attend the funeral of an African American whose death shocked the country.
The funeral of George Floyd, an African American whose death during police detention led to massive protests in the United States, will be attended by former vice president Joe Biden. On Tuesday, June 2, reports The Hill, citing several sources.
вЂњFormer Vice President Joe Biden is expected to attend George FloydвЂ™s funeral in Houston, Texas next week,вЂќ the familyвЂ™s lawyer quoted the newspaper as saying.
The representative of the Fort Bend Memorial Center, where the burial ceremony will take place, also confirmed information about Biden's intentions to attend.
Joe Biden, who for a long time was in isolation in his residence in Delaware, only May 25 first appeared in public at an event dedicated to Memorial Day.
A public farewell to George Floyd will take place next Monday, a burial ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday. For all those present, the presence of protective masks and gloves is mandatory.
Earlier it was reported that Trump thanked himself for the arrests of protesters in different cities.
As you know, in a number of American states, mass protests and riots continue due to the death of African-American George Floyd as a result of brutal detention by the police. The man died after law enforcement officers used suffocation.