An American Tragedy: Nation Seeks a Way Forward in the Wake of George Floyd's Death

"George would always try to find a way to make the best of the situations," says a longtime friend, rapper Trae Tha Truth. "A lot of times with us coming from the streets, he would be one of the ones saying, 'Hey, naw, this ain't the way to go about it. This is not cool.' A lot of the younger ones from his side looked at him as O.G. status, somebody they would actually respect and listen to."

"It's heartbreaking for this situation to occur," he says. "One thing I know: He would stand up if it would happen one of us. Us standing up now, is to protect our kids in the future."

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