Rest in Power: Tony, Breonna, and George

The Rest in Power triptych. Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd are portrayed side by side. The portraits are rendered using the red, green, and black of the Pan-African flag. White text over the image reads their names and the phrase REST IN POWER.

Portrait triptych of Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd who were all killed by U. S. police in 2020. Their deaths sparked months of protest in support of black lives and against the oppressive institutions of policing. 

First portrait in the Rest in Power triptych. Tony McDade is rendered in red, green, and black on a green background.. Top text is his name, bottom text reads 'Rest' in a handwritten typeface.

Tony McDade was a trans man who was killed by a Tallahassee police officer on May 27, 2020.

Second portrait in the Rest in Power triptych. Breonna Taylor is depicted in red green and black, with a red background. Top text is her name, bottom text reads 'IN' in hand drawn text.

Breonna Taylor was an EMT who was shot in her bed by Louisville police officers conducting a no-knock raid at the wrong address on March 13, 2020.

 

Third portrait of the Rest In Power triptych. George Floyd is rendered in red and green on a black background. Top text is his name, bottom text reads 'Power' in a hand drawn typeface. The 'P' resembles the black power fist.

George Floyd was a Minneapolis community member who was slowly suffocated by one of the city’s officers for 8 minutes and 46 seconds on May 25, 2020.

May the dead rest in power, and the living fight on in their names.



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