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The vigil to honor George Floyd will be held at 200 Bay St. in Staten Island. 1:00 PM EDT.
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A vigil to honor George Floyd whose dying words were "I can't breathe" will be held at the site of Eric Garner's murder.

Today, Rev. Al Sharpton and National Action Network (NAN) will be joined by Eric Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, community leaders and activists to hold a vigil at the site where Eric Garner was killed to call for justice for George Floyd.

The vigil will be held at 200 Bay St. in Staten Island. 1:00 PM EDT.

The vigil will honor George Floyd who uttered, “I can’t breathe” just as Eric Garner did six years ago.

At the 1-hr vigil, Rev. Sharpton will announce that he and Attorney Ben Crump and George Floyd’s family will officiate the funeral in Minneapolis and he will deliver George Floyd’s eulogy.

About National Action Network

National Action Network is one of the leading civil rights organizations in the Nation with chapters throughout the entire United States. Founded in 1991 by Reverend Al Sharpton, NAN works within the spirit and tradition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.

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