MINNEAPOLIS — An Alabama man has walked 1,000 miles to Minnesota to promote racial justice following the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd.
“It made me feel a plethora of mixed emotions: angry, frustrated, confused, sad,” the statement read. “This could’ve been me, my family or friends. I knew I had to do something.”
Willis added that he was "marching for change, justice and equality."
“I’d like to do my part by joining the fight for my brothers and sisters across this country, starting with George,” he said in the statement.
On Sunday, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey issued a proclamation honoring Willis.
"Today is Terry Willis Day in honor of the man who walked 1000 miles to highlight the fight for change & equality after the killing of George Floyd," Frey tweeted Sunday night, urging state lawmakers to pass police reforms.
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