Where to Watch, Livestream George Floyd Memorial in Minneapolis With Rev. Al Sharpton Delivering Eulogy

The first of several services honoring George Floyd will be held Thursday in Minneapolis, where Reverend Al Sharpton will deliver a eulogy. A simultaneous memorial service will also be held in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

The service in Minneapolis, scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET, will be held at the Frank J. Lindquist Sanctuary of North Central University. Benjamin Crump, the Floyd family attorney, will also give an address at the service.

The Brooklyn service, held at 1 p.m. local time at Cadman Plaza Park, was announced Tuesday by Floyd's brother, Terence Floyd. He said: "Even though you are angry, we are coming and doing this in peace."

The service will be followed by a procession across the Brooklyn Bridge ending at Foley Square in Manhattan.

Several media networks will be broadcasting and livestreaming one or both services Thursday.

NBC News will be livestreaming the Minneapolis service, which can be viewed at the network's official YouTube channel.

NBCUniversal Media's Noticias Telemundo channel will also be livestreaming the service from 2 p.m. ET on NoticiasTelemundo.com, the Noticias Telemundo Mobile App, and Noticias Telemundo's YouTube, Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The Minneapolis memorial service will be broadcast on Minneapolis's WCCO-TV and CBSN Minnesota.

Both services will be broadcast on ABC's Channel 7 and livestreamed on ABC7 New York from 1:00 p.m. local time.

ABC News Live, the network's livestream news channel, will also offer live coverage of the Minneapolis service.

The Fox News Channel will also present live coverage of the Minneapolis service from 2 p.m. ET. The service will be livestreamed on Foxnews.com.

Sharpton notes: "It would be inadequate if you did not regard the life and love and celebration the family wants.

"But it would also be inadequate...if you acted as though we're at a funeral that happened under natural circumstances. The family is not independent of the community. The family wants to see something happen," he added.

Reverend Kevin McCall, a civil rights activist based in New York City, is scheduled to speak at the Brooklyn service.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York City Commissioner Dermot Francis Shea have been invited to the Brooklyn service, McCall said.

Another memorial service for Floyd will be held Saturday at 3 p.m. ET at the Cape Fear Conference B Headquarters in Raeford, North Carolina, near to where Floyd was born in Fayetteville.

Additional services will be held at the Fountain of Praise church in Houston, where Floyd grew up, at 2 p.m. ET Monday and 1 p.m. ET Tuesday.

A public viewing will be held Monday from 12 p.m to 6 p.m. local time at the Fountain of Praise, while the funeral and burial will be held at the Houston church on June 9 at 11 a.m. local time.

Former Vice President Joe Biden is planning to attend the funeral next week, according to a spokesperson for Fort Bend Memorial Planning Center, which is handling the service in Texas.

Protests have been ongoing across the nation following the death of Floyd, who died shortly after being pinned to the ground during an arrest by the Minneapolis Police Department.

Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer, has been charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter. Video has circulated of him with his knee on Floyd's neck for several minutes before Floyd died.

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People visit a memorial at the site where George Floyd was killed on June 3, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Getty Images

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