'Stop the pain,' a brother of George Floyd tells Congress
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 12:10pm
LISA MASCARO and ANDREW TAYLOR
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philonise Floyd challenged Congress on Wednesday to "stop the pain" as lawmakers consider a sweeping law enforcement overhaul, so his brother George won't be just "another name" on a growing list of those killed during interactions with police.
Floyd's appearance before a House hearing came a day after funeral services for George Floyd, the 46-year-old Minnesota man whose death has become a worldwide symbol in demonstrations over calls for changes to police practices and an end to racial prejudices.
"I'm here today to ask y...