What you need to know this week in Houston: George Floyd’s public viewing, funeral service and more

New details announced for George Floyd’s June 9 funeral in Houston
New details announced for George Floyd’s June 9 funeral in Houston

Here are some things happening in the week ahead:

Public viewing, funeral service for George Floyd to be held in Houston this week

A memorial service for George Floyd will be held Monday in Houston and a funeral service will be held Tuesday.

Floyd was killed in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes. His death sparked protests against police brutality across the country.

Floyd, 46, grew up in the Third Ward and graduated from Jack Yates High School where he played football.

Previously, memorial services were held for Floyd in Minneapolis and in Raeford, North Carolina.

Restaurants can expand their occupancy levels to 75% Friday