Traveling George Floyd Statue Unveiled to Celebrate Juneteenth on Flatbush Avenue

On Saturday, June 19th, a statue was unveiled at Brooklyn Junction in Midwood. Designed by artist Chris Carnabuci, the 6-foot tall wooden statue of George Floyd will remain at the corner of Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn for three weeks before moving to Union Square.

The statue is a project by the non-profit organization; We Are Floyd dedicated to honoring George Floyd’s life through community service and leadership. Minneapolis police officers killed George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for 9 minutes and 29 seconds on May 25th, 2020, leading to nationwide protests that defined last summer.

On Saturday, June 19th, a statue was unveiled at Brooklyn Junction in Midwood. Designed by artist Chris Carnabuci , the 6-foot tall wooden statue of George Floyd will remain at the corner of Flatbush and Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn for three weeks before moving to Union Square.

The statue is […]

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