Protests in solidarity with the US have spread globally.
"It’s time out for the oppression of black people. And today is the day," said Joseph Kualls, who attended the public viewing of Floyd's casket.
For some, the death of George Floyd has clear parallels with that of Adama Traoré in France.
It happened during a protest over racism and police violence after the death of George Floyd.
Attendees at the first of several funerals to be held across the US for George Floyd stood in silence for 8 minutes, 46 seconds, the amount of time Floyd was alleged to be on the ground under the control of police.