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African American man whose death in police custody i●nspired protests across the country, urged lawmakers in a● congressional hearing Wednesday to "stop the pain," as D●emocrats and Republicans offered different remedies for t●he U.S. problem-ridden police system. "I'm here today to● ask you to make it stop. Stop the pain. Stop us from bei●ng tired," Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, said● at a congressional hearing on Wednesday. In his emotiona●l testimony at the House Judiciary Committee's hearing ti●tled "Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountabili●ty," the younger Floyd urged the lawmakers to honor those● from around the world calling for change in the wake of ●his brother's death. "Honor them, honor George and make t●he necessary changes that make law enforcement the soluti●on and not the problem." "If his death ends up changing t●he0
world for the better, and I think it will, then he die●d as he lived. It is on you to make sure his death isn't ●in vain." said Philonise. Wednesday's hearing came one da●y after George Floyd was laid to rest, and two days after● congressional Democrats introduced a piece of legislatio●n seeking sweeping reforms to policing policies, which wi●ll make it easier to prosecute police misconduct cases an●d prevent excet