Posted on June 17, 2021

George Floyd Statue Unveiled Outside City Hall in Newark

WABC, June 16, 2021

The city of Newark is paying tribute to George Floyd with a new statue in front of City Hall.

Mayor Ras Baraka, actor and filmmaker Leon Pickney and artist Stanley Watts unveiled the 700-pound bronze statue on Wednesday afternoon.

The statue was commissioned by Pickney, sculpted by Watts, and donated this week to the City of Newark


The statue will remain outside City Hall for at least one year.