He came directly from his brother’s funeral in Houston to testify in Washington before Congress. Philonise Floyd gave an impassioned opening to a House committee that everyone should watch and read. Both are available below.

George wasn’t hurting anyone that day. He didn’t deserve to die over twenty dollars. I am asking you, is that what a black man’s life is worth? Twenty dollars? This is 2020. Enough is enough. The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing.” Testimony of Philonise Floyd to Congress, June 10, 2020