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16 Powerful George Floyd Murals Seen Around the World

These amazing murals of George Floyd honor him and encourage action in the face of police brutality, racism, and generational pain.

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To honor the life and mourn the loss of George Floyd, many artists and activists alike have taken to art to express the immense grief and anger. His death sent shockwaves throughout the world and woke up many to the reality of police brutality and racism. Many unexpected places are protesting and join the fight at last.

These large works of protest art promote solidarity, remembrance, and commitment to the causes of equality, justice, and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Check out these breathtaking murals and keep the fight going.

Public Memorial For George Floyd Held In HoustonJoe Raedle/Getty Images

Houston, Texas

A man kneels in front of a memorial and mural of George Floyd on the wall of the corner store near where Floyd grew up in Houston. At the top of the mural, the writing states “forever breathing in our hearts.”

Black Lives Matter march in Denver, ColoradoHelen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images/Getty Images

Denver, Colorado

A mural in Denver, Colorado, on a wall along Colfax Avenue depicting Floyd and a series of flowers.

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Los Angeles, California

Artist Celos finishes a mural of Floyd in downtown Los Angeles.


Manchester, England

A mural and memorial for Floyd along a busy street in Manchester, England, painted by street artist Akse.

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Houston, Texas

A mural in Floyd’s hometown of Houston depicts Floyd wearing a mask patterned with the American flag, surrounded by protesters, with the words, “I can’t breathe.”

Black Lives Matter Rallies And Protests Held Across The ContinentCole Burston/Getty Images

Toronto, Ontario

Artist Paul Glyn-Williams finishes work on a mural in Toronto, Ontario, with Floyd’s mouth covered and the words, “I can’t breathe.”

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Barcelona, Spain

A mural by TVBoy in Barcelona, Spain, depicts Floyd as an angel, holding a typical road stop sign that encourages the end of racism.

George Floyd, artists have memorialized him with murals and street art around the world, including in L.A.Gary Coronado/Getty Images

Los Angeles, California

A large mural by popular mural artist Shane Grammer shows Floyd and writes, “Rest in Peace” alongside his name.

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Anti-Police Brutality Protest Held In Miami After Death Of George FloydJohnny Louis/Getty Images

Miami, Florida

A mural depicts the faces of Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Colin Kaepernick in the Overtown neighborhood of Miami, Florida

George Floyd mural in Berlin streetsAnadolu Agency/Getty Images

Berlin, Germany

A mural by Dominican artist Jesus Cruz Artiles, known as EME Freethinker, along a wall in Mauer Park in Berlin, Germany.

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Mural depicting of George Floyd in Syria's IdlibAnadolu Agency/Getty Images

Idlib, Syria

Artist Aziz Asmar paints a mural in Idlib, Syria, with the face of Floyd.

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Belfast International Wall, Ireland

Marty Lyons and Micky Doherty work on a commissioned mural on the Belfast International Wall in Ireland. The graphic mural shows former police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on the neck of Floyd and the other three former police officers at the scene.


Bethlehem, Israel

A woman stares up at a mural of George Floyd with the caption, “I can’t breathe. I want justice, Not O2” on the border wall in Israel.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Mural by artists Allan Mwangi (Mr. Detail Seven) and Brian Esendi (Bankslave) in Nairobi, Kenya, in the middle of a neighborhood.

George Floyd, artists have memorialized him with murals and street art around the world, including in L.A.Gary Coronado/Getty Images

Los Angeles, California

A mural in Los Angeles, California is a light in the darkness surrounding it.

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The makeshift memorial outside Cup Foods where George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officerJason Armond/Getty Images

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The mural and memorial in Minneapolis near where Floyd was murdered. The mural lists the names of other black lives lost to police brutality and reiterates the importance of, “saying our names.”

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