A mural painted on the side of a building in Toledo Ohio depicting George Floyd who died while resisting arrest was turned to rubble according to witnesses. The building which was struck by lightning confirmed by a doppler radar depicting a lightning strike at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near where the mural was painted.
The mural, titled "Take a Breath," was painted a year ago by local Toledo artist David Ross in honor of Floyd and his tragic death. According to a Toledo building inspector, the building itself is sound.
Floyd's death sparked several protests within the United States, and even members of Congress such as Nancy Pelosi took a knee in reverence to his death. Depicting his death as another tragic incident of a black person dying at the hands of a white police officer.
According to Statistica, the number of blacks shot to death by the police in the United States in 2020 was 241. Compared to the number of whites at 457. The media and congress have depicted this as a state of the genocide of Black Americans at the hands of legal authorities.